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HWY 189, Wyoming
Tailings
Privately owned
Built in 2010

FGD Effluent #4 Dam is an earth dam built on the DRY Gulch River and is located in HWY 189, Wyoming. It was built in 2010 for the purpose of tailings.

The dam is privately owned by Pacificorp. The dam used to be known as 13536R.

Location
FGD Effluent #4 Dam
HWY 189, Wyoming, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Tailings
Purpose
Soil
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Pacificorp
Owner
Private

FGD Effluent #4 Dam is privately owned by Pacificorp.

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2010
Completed
Jason Stratton
Dam designer
DRY Gulch River
River built on
FGD Effluent #4 Dam was built in 2010.
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Summary
Dam length 5,550 feet
Dam height 62 feet
Structural height 63 feet
Hydraulic height 57 feet
Max storage 1,555 acre feet
Normal storage 1,367 acre feet
Surface area 39 acres
5,550 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.

62 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.

63 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.

57 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.

1,555 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.

1,367 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.

39 acres
Surface area

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

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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.

Has emergency action plan
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.

9/11/2015
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Former name 13536R
Distance to nearest town (miles) 2
Latitude 41
Longitude -110
NID ID (National ID) WY02580

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