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Kipp, Kansas
Privately owned
Built in 1958

Bengtson Dam is an earth dam built on the West Branch-Gypsum Creek-Tr River and is located in Kipp, Kansas. It was built in 1958 .

The dam is privately owned by Bengtson, Roger & Sherry. It is also known as Ksnoname 3250.

Location
Bengtson Dam
Kipp, Kansas, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Bengtson, Roger & Sherry
Owner
Private

Bengtson Dam is privately owned by Bengtson, Roger & Sherry.

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1958
Completed
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
West Branch-Gypsum Creek-Tr River
River built on
Bengtson Dam was built in 1958.
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Summary
Dam height 23 feet
Max storage 188 acre feet
Normal storage 35 acre feet
Surface area 9 acres
Drainage area 1 square miles
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.

188 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.

35 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.

9 acres
Surface area

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

1 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.

7/6/2011
Most recent inspection date

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Also known as Ksnoname 3250
Latitude 38
Longitude -97
NID ID (National ID) KS03250

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