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St. Anthony, Idaho
Irrigation
Privately owned
Built in 1912

Arcadia Lower Dam is an earth dam built on the Pine Creek River and is located in St. Anthony, Idaho. It was built in 1912 and modified in 1961 for the purpose of irrigation.

The dam is privately owned.

Location
Arcadia Lower Dam
St. Anthony, Idaho, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Irrigation
Purpose
Rock & Soil
Foundation type
Earth
Core type
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Private
Owner

Arcadia Lower Dam is privately owned.

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1912
Completed
1961
Modified
Pine Creek River
River built on
Arcadia Lower Dam was built in 1912 and modified in 1961.
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Summary
Dam length 200 feet
Dam height 23 feet
Hydraulic height 19 feet
Max discharge 78 cubic feet per second
Normal storage 882 acre feet
Surface area 68 acres
Drainage area 80 square miles
200 feet
Dam length

Length of the dam is defined as the length along the top of the dam. This also includes the spillway, powerplant, navigation lock, fish pass, etc., where these form part of the length of the dam. If detached from the dam, these structures should not be included.

23 feet
Dam height

Height of the dam is defined as the vertical distance between the lowest point on the crest of the dam and the lowest point in the original streambed.

19 feet
Hydraulic height

Hydraulic height of the dam is defined as the vertical difference between the maximum design water level and the lowest point in the original streambed.

78 cubic feet per second
Max discharge

Number of cubic feet per second the spillway is capable of discharging when the reservoir is at its maximum designed water surface elevation.

882 acre feet
Normal storage

Normal storage is defined as the total storage space in a reservoir below the normal retention level, including dead and inactive storage and excluding any flood control or surcharge storage. For normally dry flood control dams, the normal storage will be a zero value.

68 acres
Surface area

Surface area, in acres, of the impoundment at its normal retention level.

80 square miles
Drainage area

Drainage area of the dam, in square miles, which is defined as the area that drains to a particular point (in this case, the dam) on a river or stream.

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Low
Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the low hazard potential classification are those where failure or misoperation results in no probable loss of human life and low economic and/or environ-mental losses. Losses are principally limited to the owner’s property.

Not required
Emergency action plan

An emergency action plan is defined as a plan of action to be taken to reduce the potential for property damage and loss of life in an area affected by a dam failure or large flood.

4/17/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 60
Latitude 44
Longitude -111
NID ID (National ID) ID00230

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