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Jewell, Kansas
Privately owned
Built in 1960

Ksnoname 542 Dam is an earth dam built on the East Buffalo Creek-Tr River and is located in Jewell, Kansas. It was built in 1960 .

The dam is privately owned by Colson Brothers. It is also known as Ksnoname 542.

Ksnoname 542 Dam
Jewell, Kansas, U.S.
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Colson Brothers

Ksnoname 542 Dam is privately owned by Colson Brothers.

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East Buffalo Creek-Tr River
River built on
Ksnoname 542 Dam was built in 1960.
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Dam height 20 feet
Max storage 50 acre feet
Normal storage 30 acre feet
20 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.

30 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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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 542
Latitude 39
Longitude -98
NID ID (National ID) KS00542

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