Feedback
Share
Link
Link copied!
US National Dams
Earthquake Lake Dam
Find a dam
Explore
Search
US National Dams
More
About US National Dams
Copyright © 2022 nationaldams.com and US National Dams. All Rights Reserved.

All content on this website ("the Site") is the property of US National Dams. The collection and assembly of content on this Site are the exclusive property of US National Dams and are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws.

Earthquake Lake Dam Share
Link
Link copied!

Table of Contents
Overview Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
Ennis, Montana
Federal ownership
Built in 1959

Earthquake Lake Dam is a rockfill dam built on the Madison River and is located in Ennis, Montana. It was built in 1959 .

The dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the U.S. D.A. F.S.

Location
Earthquake Lake Dam
Ennis, Montana, U.S.
Dam type
Rockfill
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
Ownership Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
U.S. D.A. F.S.
Owner
Federal

Earthquake Lake Dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the U.S. D.A. F.S..

Construction Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
1959
Completed
Madison River
River built on
Earthquake Lake Dam was built in 1959.
Metrics Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
Summary
Dam length 1,200 feet
Dam height 200 feet
Hydraulic height 200 feet
Max storage 59,500 acre feet
Normal storage 59,400 acre feet
1,200 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.

200 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.

200 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.

59,500 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.

59,400 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.

Safety Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
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.

About Share
Link
Link copied!
Distance to nearest town (miles) 47
Latitude 44
Longitude -111
NID ID (National ID) MT00882

Additional Dams

See all...
Cheek Lake Dam
Dams: Cheek Lake Dam 80.0 210.0
Lake Priscilla Dam
Dams: Lake Priscilla Dam 465.0 28.0 102.0
Bostic Branch Dam
Dams: Bostic Branch Dam 15.0 113.0
Rattlesnake Reservoir Dam
Dams: Rattlesnake Reservoir Dam 4752.0 14.0 715.0
Oakley Eide No.2 Dam
Dams: Oakley Eide No.2 Dam 1220.0 50.0 8304.0 1500.0
Randolph Jernigan #1 Dam
Dams: Randolph Jernigan #1 Dam 450.0 17.0 329.0 64.0
Paragon Lake Dam
Dams: Paragon Lake Dam 2286.0 20.0 506.0 583.0
Baskin Family Camps Lake Dam
Dams: Baskin Family Camps Lake Dam 430.0 39.0 195.0
Schultz Lake Dam
Dams: Schultz Lake Dam 30.0 96.0
Scs-Cow Creek Site-14 Dam
Dams: Scs-Cow Creek Site-14 Dam 1610.0 25.0 514.0 377.0

Additional Dams

See all...
Roundy Canyon Reservoir Dam
Dams: Roundy Canyon Reservoir Dam 400.0 4.2 54.5
Barretts Mill Road Dam
Dams: Barretts Mill Road Dam 252.0 9.0 68.5
Bedford Dam
Dams: Bedford Dam 1617.0 17.0 350.0
Seefeldt-Limesand Dam
Dams: Seefeldt-Limesand Dam 560.0 41.0 250.0
Autumn Ridge Detention Dam
Dams: Autumn Ridge Detention Dam 34.0 11.0 400.0 23.0
Cone Reservoir Dam
Dams: Cone Reservoir Dam 439.0 49.0 4083.0 867.0
FLY Brook Dam
Dams: FLY Brook Dam 300.0 25.0 10.0 260.0
Yesterday South Lake Dam
Dams: Yesterday South Lake Dam 520.0 24.0 228.0
Russel Dam
Dams: Russel Dam 260.0 16.0 3289.0 480.0
Defiance Upground Reservoir Dam
Dams: Defiance Upground Reservoir Dam 7800.0 23.5 1587.0

All of US National Dams

See all...

Similar Dams to Earthquake Lake Dam

See all...
Six Lakes - #3 - Totem Lake Dam
Dams: Six Lakes - #3 - Totem Lake Dam 35.32
Camp E-Ma-Lak Lake Dam
Dams: Camp E-Ma-Lak Lake Dam 30.0 73.0
Six Lakes - #4 - Loon Lake Dam
Dams: Six Lakes - #4 - Loon Lake Dam 43.15
Blake Lake Dam
Dams: Blake Lake Dam 8.5 4005.0
Jake Blessing Lake Dam-Sect 8
Dams: Jake Blessing Lake Dam-Sect 8 33.0 212.0
Jake Blessing Lake Dam-Sec 12
Dams: Jake Blessing Lake Dam-Sec 12 30.0 80.0
Twin Lakes Lane South Lake Dam
Dams: Twin Lakes Lane South Lake Dam 174.0 31.0 148.0
Leake Lane Dam
Dams: Leake Lane Dam 400.0 13.0 130.0
Johnny Cake Lake NO 2 Dam
Dams: Johnny Cake Lake NO 2 Dam 550.0 1677.0 177.0
Earthquake Lake Dam
Dams: Earthquake Lake Dam 1200.0 200.0 59500.0