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Glasgow, Kentucky
Flood Control
Local government owned
Built in 2002

Glasgow City Landfill Dam is an earth dam located in Glasgow, Kentucky. It was built in 2002 for the purpose of flood control.

The dam is owned by the local government.

Location
Glasgow City Landfill Dam
Glasgow, Kentucky, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Flood control
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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City of Glasgow
Owner
Local government

Glasgow City Landfill Dam is owned by the local government.

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2002
Completed
Unknown
Dam designer
Glasgow City Landfill Dam was built in 2002.
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Summary
Dam height 32 feet
Structural height 32 feet
Hydraulic height 32 feet
Max storage 50 acre feet
Surface area 4 acres
32 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.

32 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.

32 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.

50 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.

4 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.

5/17/2012
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Latitude 36
Longitude -85
NID ID (National ID) KY01183
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