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Miles City, Montana
Fire Protection / Stock / Small Fish Pond
Privately owned
Built in 1948

Failing #3 Dam is an earth dam built on the Tr-Fire Creek River and is located in Miles City, Montana. It was built in 1948 for the purpose of fire protection / stock / small fish pond.

The dam is privately owned by C. K. Failing.

Location
Failing #3 Dam
Miles City, Montana, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Fire protection / Stock / Small fish pond
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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C. K. Failing
Owner
Private

Failing #3 Dam is privately owned by C. K. Failing.

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1948
Completed
Tr-Fire Creek River
River built on
Failing #3 Dam was built in 1948.
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Summary
Dam length 471 feet
Dam height 24 feet
Hydraulic height 24 feet
Max storage 75 acre feet
Normal storage 39 acre feet
471 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.

24 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.

24 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.

75 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.

39 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.

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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.

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 32
Latitude 46
Longitude -105
NID ID (National ID) MT01673

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