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Jamestown, North Dakota
Federal ownership
Built in 1931

Arrowwood Dam is an earth dam built on the James River and is located in Jamestown, North Dakota. It was built in 1931 .

The dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the US Fish & Wildlife.

Location
Arrowwood Dam
Jamestown, North Dakota, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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US Fish & Wildlife
Owner
Federal

Arrowwood Dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the US Fish & Wildlife.

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1931
Completed
USFWS
Dam designer
James River
River built on
Arrowwood Dam was built in 1931.
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Summary
Dam length 1,315 feet
Dam height 4 feet
Structural height 7 feet
Max storage 8,450 acre feet
Normal storage 8,450 acre feet
1,315 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.

4 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.

7 feet
Structural height

Structural height of the dam is defined as the vertical distance from the lowest point of the excavated foundation to the top of the dam. Top of dam refers to the parapet wall and not the crest.

8,450 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.

8,450 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.

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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.

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 30
Latitude 47
Longitude -98
NID ID (National ID) ND00320

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