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Barrington, Illinois
Flood Control
Privately owned
Built in 1960

Brentwood Townehome Dam is an earth dam built on the Trib Baker Lake River and is located in Barrington, Illinois. It was built in 1960 and modified in 2018 for the purpose of flood control.

The dam is privately owned by Brentwood Townhome Owners Association.

Location
Brentwood Townehome Dam
Barrington, Illinois, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Flood control
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Brentwood Townhome Owners Association
Owner
Private

Brentwood Townehome Dam is privately owned by Brentwood Townhome Owners Association.

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1960
Completed
2018
Modified
Mackie Consultants
Dam designer
Trib Baker Lake River
River built on
Brentwood Townehome Dam was built in 1960 and modified in 2018.
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Summary
Dam length 190 feet
Dam height 14 feet
Max discharge 164 cubic feet per second
Max storage 1 acre feet
Normal storage 6 acre feet
Drainage area 11 square miles
190 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.

14 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.

164 cubic feet per second
Max discharge

Number of cubic feet per second the spillway is capable of discharging when the reservoir is at its maximum designed water surface elevation.

1 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.

6 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.

11 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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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.

6/27/2018
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 1 ear.

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 0
Latitude 42
Longitude -88
NID ID (National ID) IL55180

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