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.
Eagle Lake Dam is owned by the local government.
|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|
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.
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.
Maximum storage is defined as the total storage space in a reservoir below the maximum attainable water surface elevation, including any surcharge 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.
Surface area, in acres, of the impoundment at its normal retention level.
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.
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.
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.
Inspections are every 8 years.
|Distance to nearest town (miles)||10|
|NID ID (National ID)||MN01663|