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Point of Rocks, Wyoming
Public utility owned
Built in 1983

Jim Bridger Project Evaporation Pond Dam is an earth dam built on the Fontenelle Res, Supp FRM Green River and is located in Point of Rocks, Wyoming. It was built in 1983 .

The dam is owned by the public utility, PP & L. - JBPP (Rick Tripp). It is also known as Enl. of 8578R.

Location
Jim Bridger Project Evaporation Pond Dam
Point of Rocks, Wyoming, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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PP & L. - JBPP (Rick Tripp)
Owner
Public utility

Jim Bridger Project Evaporation Pond Dam is owned by the public utility, PP & L. - JBPP (Rick Tripp).

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1983
Completed
D.G. Mcmillien
Dam designer
Fontenelle Res, Supp FRM Green River
River built on
Jim Bridger Project Evaporation Pond Dam was built in 1983.
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Summary
Dam length 2,045 feet
Dam height 34 feet
Structural height 34 feet
Hydraulic height 31 feet
Normal storage 4,911 acre feet
Surface area 247 acres
2,045 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.

34 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.

34 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.

31 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.

4,911 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.

247 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.

9/17/2014
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Also known as Enl. of 8578R
Distance to nearest town (miles) 7
Latitude 41
Longitude -108
NID ID (National ID) WY01508

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