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Show Low, Arizona
Local government owned
Built in 1953

Jaques Dam is an earth dam built on the Show Low Creek River and is located in Show Low, Arizona. It was built in 1953 .

The dam is owned by the local government.

Location
Jaques Dam
Show Low, Arizona, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Rock
Foundation type
Earth
Core type
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City of Show Low
Owner
Local government

Jaques Dam is owned by the local government.

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1953
Completed
Show Low Creek River
River built on
Jaques Dam was built in 1953.
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Summary
Dam length 1,970 feet
Dam height 65 feet
Structural height 81 feet
Max discharge 10,000 cubic feet per second
Max storage 8,160 acre feet
Normal storage 6,000 acre feet
Surface area 186 acres
Drainage area 65 square miles
1,970 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.

65 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.

81 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.

10,000 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.

8,160 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.

6,000 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.

186 acres
Surface area

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

65 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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High
Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the high hazard potential classification are those where failure or mis-operation will probably cause loss of human life.

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.

9/20/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 1 ear.

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 4
Latitude 34
Longitude -110
NID ID (National ID) AZ00023

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