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Burlington, Kansas
Privately owned
Built in 1980

Cooling Lake Dam - Wolf Creek Unit 1 is an earth dam located in Burlington, Kansas. It was built in 1980 .

The dam is privately owned by Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation.

Location
Cooling Lake Dam - Wolf Creek Unit 1
Burlington, Kansas, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation
Owner
Private

Cooling Lake Dam - Wolf Creek Unit 1 is privately owned by Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation.

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1980
Completed
Unknown,
Dam designer
Cooling Lake Dam - Wolf Creek Unit 1 was built in 1980.
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Summary
Dam height 82 feet
Max storage 192,693 acre feet
Normal storage 111,280 acre feet
Surface area 5,090 acres
Drainage area 27 square miles
82 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.

192,693 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.

111,280 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.

5,090 acres
Surface area

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

27 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.

No 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.

4/24/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 3 years.

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Latitude 38
Longitude -95
NID ID (National ID) KS09311

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