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Corydon, Iowa
Recreation
Local government owned
Built in 1974

Corydon Reservoir Dam is an earth dam built on the Tr-West Jackson Creek River and is located in Corydon, Iowa. It was built in 1974 and modified in 1974 for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is owned by the local government. It is also known as Corydon Reservoir.

Location
Corydon Reservoir Dam
Corydon, Iowa, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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City of Corydon
Owner
Local government

Corydon Reservoir Dam is owned by the local government.

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1974
Completed
1974
Modified
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
Tr-West Jackson Creek River
River built on
Corydon Reservoir Dam was built in 1974 and modified in 1974.
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Summary
Dam length 750 feet
Dam height 26 feet
Max storage 870 acre feet
Normal storage 420 acre feet
Surface area 67 acres
Drainage area 3 square miles
750 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.

26 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.

870 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.

420 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.

67 acres
Surface area

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

3 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.

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.

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Also known as Corydon Reservoir
Latitude 40
Longitude -93
NID ID (National ID) IA01641

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