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Washington
Flood Control
Local government owned
Built in 2011

Bellingham Airport SW Detention Pond #3 Dam is located in Washington. It was built in 2011 for the purpose of flood control.

The dam is owned by the local government.

Location
Bellingham Airport SW Detention Pond #3 Dam
Washington, U.S.
Dam type
Other
Dam type
Flood control
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Port of Bellingham
Owner
Local government

Bellingham Airport SW Detention Pond #3 Dam is owned by the local government.

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Summary
Dam length 730 feet
Dam height 8 feet
Structural height 8 feet
Hydraulic height 8 feet
Max storage 44 acre feet
730 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.

8 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.

8 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 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.

44 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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High
Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the high hazard potential classification are those where failure or mis-operation will probably cause loss of human life.

Has 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.

9/21/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Latitude 48
Longitude -122
NID ID (National ID) WA02040

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