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Virgil, Kansas
Flood Control
Local government owned
Built in 1965

FRD NO 12-3 Dam is an earth dam built on the Verdigris River-Tr and is located in Virgil, Kansas. It was built in 1965 for the purpose of flood control.

The dam is owned by the local government. It is also known as Upper Verdigris Watershed Dam 12-3.

Location
FRD NO 12-3 Dam
Virgil, Kansas, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Flood control
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Upper Verdigris WJD NO 24
Owner
Local government

FRD NO 12-3 Dam is owned by the local government.

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1965
Completed
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
Verdigris River-Tr
River built on
FRD NO 12-3 Dam was built in 1965.
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Summary
Dam length 865 feet
Dam height 46 feet
Max storage 1,455 acre feet
Normal storage 262 acre feet
865 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.

46 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.

1,455 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.

262 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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Also known as Upper Verdigris Watershed Dam 12-3
Former name 0
Latitude 38
Longitude -96
NID ID (National ID) KS02318

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