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High Gate, Missouri
Privately owned
Built in 2012

Holmes Family Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the Trib Little Bourbeus River and is located in High Gate, Missouri. It was built in 2012 and modified in 2012 .

The dam is privately owned by Steve Holmes.

Location
Holmes Family Lake Dam
High Gate, Missouri, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Steve Holmes
Owner
Private

Holmes Family Lake Dam is privately owned by Steve Holmes.

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2012
Completed
2012
Modified
Stack
Dam designer
Trib Little Bourbeus River
River built on
Holmes Family Lake Dam was built in 2012 and modified in 2012.
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Summary
Dam height 38 feet
Structural height 38 feet
Hydraulic height 38 feet
Max discharge 1,811 cubic feet per second
Max storage 46 acre feet
Normal storage 41 acre feet
Surface area 41 acres
Drainage area 515 square miles
38 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.

38 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.

38 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.

1,811 cubic feet per second
Max discharge

Number of cubic feet per second the spillway is capable of discharging when the reservoir is at its maximum designed water surface elevation.

46 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.

41 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.

41 acres
Surface area

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

515 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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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.

No 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.

10/17/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 0
Latitude 38
Longitude -91
NID ID (National ID) MO40185

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