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Brownton, Minnesota
Fish And Wildlife Pond
Local government owned

Eagle Lake Dam is built on the County Ditch 33 River and is located in Brownton, Minnesota. It was built for the purpose of fish and wildlife pond.

The dam is owned by the local government.

Location
Eagle Lake Dam
Brownton, Minnesota, U.S.
Dam type
Other
Dam type
Fish and wildlife pond
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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WD of Buffalo Creek
Owner
Local government

Eagle Lake Dam is owned by the local government.

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Summary
Dam height 9 feet
Hydraulic height 5 feet
Max storage 1,000 acre feet
Normal storage 914 acre feet
Surface area 33 acres
Drainage area 20 square miles
9 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.

5 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.

1,000 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.

914 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.

33 acres
Surface area

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

20 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.

9/15/2015
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 8 years.

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 10
Latitude 44
Longitude -94
NID ID (National ID) MN01663
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