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Oklahoma
Privately owned
Built in 1982

Chisum Pond Dam is an earth dam built on the Tr-Verdigris Riv River and is located in Oklahoma. It was built in 1982 .

The dam is privately owned by Cora S. Merkle. It is also known as Chisum Pond. The dam used to be known as Chisum Pond.

Location
Chisum Pond Dam
Oklahoma, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Cora S. Merkle
Owner
Private

Chisum Pond Dam is privately owned by Cora S. Merkle.

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1982
Completed
Tr-Verdigris Riv River
River built on
Chisum Pond Dam was built in 1982.
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Summary
Dam height 30 feet
Structural height 30 feet
Hydraulic height 30 feet
Max discharge 790 cubic feet per second
Max storage 140 acre feet
Normal storage 134 acre feet
Surface area 7 acres
Drainage area 608 square miles
30 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.

30 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.

30 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.

790 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.

140 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.

134 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.

7 acres
Surface area

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

608 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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Low
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.

5/20/2011
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Also known as Chisum Pond
Former name Chisum Pond
Latitude 36
Longitude -95
NID ID (National ID) OK21547

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