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Belleville, Illinois
Recreation
Privately owned
Built in 1950

Arenas Dam is an earth dam built on the Trib Wolf Branch River and is located in Belleville, Illinois. It was built in 1950 for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by Joan Arenas.

Location
Arenas Dam
Belleville, Illinois, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Joan Arenas
Owner
Private

Arenas Dam is privately owned by Joan Arenas.

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1950
Completed
Trib Wolf Branch River
River built on
Arenas Dam was built in 1950.
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Summary
Dam length 300 feet
Dam height 20 feet
Max storage 200 acre feet
300 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.

20 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.

200 acre feet
Max storage

Maximum storage is defined as the total storage space in a reservoir below the maximum attainable water surface elevation, including any surcharge storage.

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Significant
Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the significant hazard potential classification are those dams where failure or mis-operation results in no probable loss of human life but can cause economic loss, environment damage, disruption of lifeline facilities, or impact other concerns. Significant hazard potential classification dams are often located in predominantly rural or agricultural areas but could be located in areas with population and significant infrastructure.

No emergency action plan
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.

6/6/2018
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 3 years.

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 0
Latitude 38
Longitude -89
NID ID (National ID) IL50085
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