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Caliente, Nevada
Privately owned

Caselton NO 9 Dam is an earth dam built on the Meadow Valley Wash-Tr River and is located in Caliente, Nevada. It was built for the purpose of tailings.

The dam is privately owned by Bunker Hill Mining.

Caselton NO 9 Dam
Caliente, Nevada, U.S.
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Bunker Hill Mining

Caselton NO 9 Dam is privately owned by Bunker Hill Mining.

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Dam length 520 feet
Dam height 36 feet
Max storage 20 acre feet
Surface area 10 acres
Drainage area 1 square miles
520 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.

20 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.

10 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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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.

Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 20
Latitude 37
Longitude -114
NID ID (National ID) NV00182

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