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Iowa
Privately owned
Built in 1980

Fairgrounds Dam is a concrete dam built on the E. 102 River and is located in Iowa. It was built in 1980 .

The dam is privately owned by Kenny Spencer.

Location
Fairgrounds Dam
Iowa, U.S.
Dam type
Concrete
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Kenny Spencer
Owner
Private

Fairgrounds Dam is privately owned by Kenny Spencer.

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1980
Completed
E. 102 River
River built on
Fairgrounds Dam was built in 1980.
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Summary
Dam length 80 feet
Dam height 16 feet
Max storage 235 acre feet
Drainage area 90 square miles
80 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.

16 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.

235 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.

90 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.

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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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Latitude 40
Longitude -94
NID ID (National ID) IA04030

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