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North Dakota
Fish And Wildlife Pond
State owned
Built in 1935

Cedar Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the Cedar Creek River and is located in North Dakota. It was built in 1935 and modified in 1951E;78;81;90;99; for the purpose of fish and wildlife pond.

The state-owned dam is owned by the ND Game & Fish Dept.

Location
Cedar Lake Dam
North Dakota, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Fish and wildlife pond
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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ND Game & Fish Dept
Owner
State

The state-owned dam is owned by the ND Game & Fish Dept.

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1935
Completed
1951E;78;81;90;99;
Modified
NDGF
Dam designer
Cedar Creek River
River built on
Cedar Lake Dam was built in 1935 and modified in 1951E;78;81;90;99;.
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Summary
Dam length 723 feet
Dam height 23 feet
Max storage 2,875 acre feet
Normal storage 1,255 acre feet
Surface area 210 acres
Drainage area 208 square miles
723 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.

23 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.

2,875 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.

1,255 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.

210 acres
Surface area

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

208 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.

6/6/2018
Most recent inspection date

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Latitude 46
Longitude -102
NID ID (National ID) ND00122
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