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Paynes, Mississippi
Flood Control
Local government owned
Built in 1956

Ascalmore Structure Yo-30-03 Dam is an earth dam built on the TR- Ascalmore Creek River and is located in Paynes, Mississippi. It was built in 1956 for the purpose of flood control.

The dam is owned by the local government. It is also known as Baker Dam.

Location
Ascalmore Structure Yo-30-03 Dam
Paynes, Mississippi, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Flood control
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Ascalmore Creek DD
Owner
Local government

Ascalmore Structure Yo-30-03 Dam is owned by the local government.

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1956
Completed
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
TR- Ascalmore Creek River
River built on
Ascalmore Structure Yo-30-03 Dam was built in 1956.
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Summary
Dam height 25 feet
Max storage 63 acre feet
Drainage area 0 square miles
25 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.

63 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.

0 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.

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Also known as Baker Dam
Former name 0
Latitude 33
Longitude -90
NID ID (National ID) MS01994
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