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Gasconade, Missouri
Recreation
Privately owned
Built in 1960

Brown Shanty Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the Tr-Gasconade River and is located in Gasconade, Missouri. It was built in 1960 for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by Brown Shanty Lake Assoc. It is also known as Brown Shanty Lake Dam.

Location
Brown Shanty Lake Dam
Gasconade, Missouri, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Brown Shanty Lake Assoc.
Owner
Private

Brown Shanty Lake Dam is privately owned by Brown Shanty Lake Assoc..

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1960
Completed
Tr-Gasconade River
River built on
Brown Shanty Lake Dam was built in 1960.
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Summary
Dam height 34 feet
Structural height 34 feet
Max storage 164 acre feet
Normal storage 72 acre feet
Surface area 9 acres
Drainage area 3,660 square miles
34 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.

34 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.

164 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.

72 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.

3,660 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.

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.

7/15/1980
Most recent inspection date

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Also known as Brown Shanty Lake Dam
Distance to nearest town (miles) 1
Latitude 38
Longitude -91
NID ID (National ID) MO30197

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