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Abilene, Kansas
Flood Control
Privately owned
Built in 1950

Ksnoname 2968 Dam is an earth dam built on the Smoky Hill River-Tr Offstream and is located in Abilene, Kansas. It was built in 1950 for the purpose of flood control.

The dam is privately owned by Stone & Shirk. It is also known as Ksnoname 2968.

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Ksnoname 2968 Dam
Abilene, Kansas, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Flood control
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Stone & Shirk
Owner
Private

Ksnoname 2968 Dam is privately owned by Stone & Shirk.

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1950
Completed
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
Smoky Hill River-Tr Offstream
River built on
Ksnoname 2968 Dam was built in 1950.
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Summary
Dam length 700 feet
Dam height 18 feet
Max storage 50 acre feet
Normal storage 3 acre feet
700 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.

18 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.

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.

3 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.

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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.

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Also known as Ksnoname 2968
Latitude 38
Longitude -97
NID ID (National ID) KS02968

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