Feedback
Share
Link
Link copied!
US National Dams
Elson 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.

Elson Lake Dam Share
Link
Link copied!

Table of Contents
Overview Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
Glasgow, Missouri
Recreation
Privately owned
Built in 1967

Elson Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the Tr-Salt Branch Missouri R. River and is located in Glasgow, Missouri. It was built in 1967 for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by Elson Enterprises. It is also known as Elson Lake Dam.

Location
Elson Lake Dam
Glasgow, Missouri, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
Ownership Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
Elson Enterprises
Owner
Private

Elson Lake Dam is privately owned by Elson Enterprises.

Construction Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
1967
Completed
Tr-Salt Branch Missouri R. River
River built on
Elson Lake Dam was built in 1967.
Metrics Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
Summary
Dam height 25 feet
Structural height 25 feet
Max storage 294 acre feet
Normal storage 155 acre feet
Surface area 22 acres
Drainage area 890 square miles
25 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.

25 feet
Structural height

Structural height of the dam is defined as the vertical distance from the lowest point of the excavated foundation to the top of the dam. Top of dam refers to the parapet wall and not the crest.

294 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.

155 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.

22 acres
Surface area

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

890 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.

Safety Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
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.

About Share
Link
Link copied!
Also known as Elson Lake Dam
Distance to nearest town (miles) 22
Latitude 39
Longitude -93
NID ID (National ID) MO10833

Additional Dams

See all...
MS03890 Lake Dam
Dams: MS03890 Lake Dam 17.0 2127.0
Ksnoname 4315 Dam
Dams: Ksnoname 4315 Dam 640.0 18.0 58.0
Carter Dam
Dams: Carter Dam 180.0 31.0 29.0
Black Creek Dam
Dams: Black Creek Dam 1100.0 6.1 1125.0 610.0
Velk Dam
Dams: Velk Dam 1800.0 25.0 105.0
Tyson Fresh Meats Wastewater Lagoon Dam
Dams: Tyson Fresh Meats Wastewater Lagoon Dam 4400.0 45.0 107.0 870.0
Upper Lake Milton Dam
Dams: Upper Lake Milton Dam 1050.0 28.9 17351.0 162.2
Ohio Power Company Pond MB-165 Dam
Dams: Ohio Power Company Pond MB-165 Dam 425.0 31.0 350.0 36.0
Motorplex Dam #2
Dams: Motorplex Dam #2 370.0 22.0 71.0
Ksnoname 3164 Dam
Dams: Ksnoname 3164 Dam 1000.0 29.0 81.0

More Dams

See all...
Duck Pond No. 5 Dam
Dams: Duck Pond No. 5 Dam 2558.0 12.0 413.0 159.0
Glover Dam
Dams: Glover Dam 587.0 26.0 24.0 60.0
Ksnoname 3642 Dam
Dams: Ksnoname 3642 Dam 440.0 15.0 55.0
Beautiful Run Dam #2A
Dams: Beautiful Run Dam #2A 400.0 39.0 688.0
Feagles Pond Dam
Dams: Feagles Pond Dam 157.0 12.0 64.0
Thornley Pond Dam
Dams: Thornley Pond Dam 775.0 14.0 156.0
Upper Peverly Pond Dam
Dams: Upper Peverly Pond Dam 400.0 10.60000038 82.0 140.0
Roycroft Lake Dam
Dams: Roycroft Lake Dam 314.0 7.3 3.6
MS05733 Lake Dam
Dams: MS05733 Lake Dam 10.0 54.0
Sturgeon Pool Dam
Dams: Sturgeon Pool Dam 670.0 109.0 90720.0 10894.0

All of US National Dams

See all...

Similar Dams to Elson Lake Dam

See all...
Darvin Eason Lake Dam
Dams: Darvin Eason Lake Dam 1375.0 27.0 341.0
Lake Nelson Dam
Dams: Lake Nelson Dam 300.0 14.0 65.0
Eason Lake Dam
Dams: Eason Lake Dam 310.0 22.0 468.0 69.0
Nelson Hill Subdivision Lake Dam
Dams: Nelson Hill Subdivision Lake Dam 7.0 186.0
B. G. Olson #2 Dam
Dams: B. G. Olson #2 Dam 130.0 20.0 82.0
Elson Lake Dam
Dams: Elson Lake Dam 25.0 294.0
Max Nelson Lake Dam
Dams: Max Nelson Lake Dam 460.0 26.0 125.0 91.0
Nelson Lake Dam
Dams: Nelson Lake Dam 510.0 33.0 54.0
Eason Lake Dam
Dams: Eason Lake Dam 384.0 17.0 140.0 80.0
Nelson Lake Dam
Dams: Nelson Lake Dam 15.0 169.0