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Kinsey, Montana
Privately owned
Built in 1958

Boies Dam is an earth dam built on the Rock Springs Creek River and is located in Kinsey, Montana. It was built in 1958 for the purpose of irrigation.

The dam is privately owned by First Contintal Corp. It is also known as Boies Reservoir.

Boies Dam
Kinsey, Montana, U.S.
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First Contintal Corp

Boies Dam is privately owned by First Contintal Corp.

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Rock Springs Creek River
River built on
Boies Dam was built in 1958.
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Dam length 600 feet
Dam height 16 feet
Hydraulic height 16 feet
Max storage 221 acre feet
Normal storage 91 acre feet
600 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.

16 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.

16 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.

221 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.

91 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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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 Boies Reservoir
Distance to nearest town (miles) 30
Latitude 46
Longitude -106
NID ID (National ID) MT01745

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