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Loveland, Colorado
Privately owned
Built in 1894

Lake Loveland Dam is an earth dam built on the Big Thompson River-Os and is located in Loveland, Colorado. It was built in 1894 and modified in 1990: SOUTH OUTLET REHAB .

The dam is privately owned by Greeley-Loveland Irrigation Company.

Location
Lake Loveland Dam
Loveland, Colorado, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Greeley-Loveland Irrigation Company
Owner
Private

Lake Loveland Dam is privately owned by Greeley-Loveland Irrigation Company.

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1894
Completed
1990: SOUTH OUTLET REHAB
Modified
Big Thompson River-Os
River built on
Lake Loveland Dam was built in 1894 and modified in 1990: SOUTH OUTLET REHAB.
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Summary
Dam length 1,600 feet
Dam height 47 feet
Structural height 47 feet
Hydraulic height 47 feet
Max storage 16,148 acre feet
Normal storage 12,736 acre feet
Surface area 493 acres
Drainage area 4 square miles
1,600 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.

47 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.

47 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.

47 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.

16,148 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.

12,736 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.

493 acres
Surface area

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

4 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.

9/15/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 1 ear.

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Latitude 40
Longitude -105
NID ID (National ID) CO01187

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