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Gwinn, Michigan
Privately owned
Built in 1975

Empire Mine Secondary Pond Dam is an earth dam built on the Green Creek River and is located in Gwinn, Michigan. It was built in 1975 .

The dam is privately owned by Empire Iron Mining Partnership.

Location
Empire Mine Secondary Pond Dam
Gwinn, Michigan, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Empire Iron Mining Partnership
Owner
Private

Empire Mine Secondary Pond Dam is privately owned by Empire Iron Mining Partnership.

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1975
Completed
Green Creek River
River built on
Empire Mine Secondary Pond Dam was built in 1975.
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Summary
Dam length 850 feet
Dam height 30 feet
Structural height 30 feet
Hydraulic height 30 feet
Max storage 5,800 acre feet
Normal storage 5,000 acre feet
Surface area 42 acres
850 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.

30 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.

30 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.

30 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.

5,800 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.

5,000 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.

42 acres
Surface area

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

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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.

9/1/2016
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 10
Latitude 46
Longitude -87
NID ID (National ID) MI00720

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