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, Idaho
Irrigation
Privately owned
Built in 1915

Bray Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the DRY Creek River and is located in , Idaho. It was built in 1915 for the purpose of irrigation.

The dam is privately owned by Gary Demoss.

Location
Bray Lake Dam
, Idaho, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Irrigation
Purpose
Rock & Soil
Foundation type
Earth
Core type
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Gary Demoss
Owner
Private

Bray Lake Dam is privately owned by Gary Demoss.

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1915
Completed
Elmer Wicklund;Usda NRCS
Dam designer
DRY Creek River
River built on
Bray Lake Dam was built in 1915.
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Summary
Dam length 1,800 feet
Dam height 36 feet
Hydraulic height 33 feet
Normal storage 2,693 acre feet
Surface area 204 acres
Drainage area 2 square miles
1,800 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.

36 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.

33 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.

2,693 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.

204 acres
Surface area

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

2 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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Significant
Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the significant hazard potential classification are those dams where failure or mis-operation results in no probable loss of human life but can cause economic loss, environment damage, disruption of lifeline facilities, or impact other concerns. Significant hazard potential classification dams are often located in predominantly rural or agricultural areas but could be located in areas with population and significant infrastructure.

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.

4/13/2018
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 4 years.

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Latitude 43
Longitude -114
NID ID (National ID) ID00042

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