Kossert 9-303-1 Dam is an earth dam built on the Alkali Creek, Buffalo Creek River and is located in Thorton, Wyoming. It was built in 1940 .
The dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the USDA FS. It is also known as 303W01. The dam used to be known as Alkali Creek; Benne Resv.
Kossert 9-303-1 Dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the USDA FS.
|Dam length||320 feet|
|Dam height||11 feet|
|Hydraulic height||9 feet|
|Max discharge||600 cubic feet per second|
|Max storage||222 acre feet|
|Normal storage||10 acre feet|
|Surface area||5 acres|
|Drainage area||2 square miles|
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.
Number of cubic feet per second the spillway is capable of discharging when the reservoir is at its maximum designed water surface elevation.
Surface area, in acres, of the impoundment at its normal retention level.
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.
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 ownerâs property.
Inspections are every 10 years.
|Also known as||303W01|
|Former name||Alkali Creek; Benne Resv.|
|Distance to nearest town (miles)||5|
|NID ID (National ID)||WY01080|