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Okeechobee, Florida
Tailings
Privately owned
Built in 1989

Larson #2 WSP Dam is an earth dam built on the Kissimmee River - OS and is located in Okeechobee, Florida. It was built in 1989 for the purpose of tailings.

The dam is privately owned by Louis Larson.

Location
Larson #2 WSP Dam
Okeechobee, Florida, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Tailings
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Louis Larson
Owner
Private

Larson #2 WSP Dam is privately owned by Louis Larson.

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1989
Completed
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
Kissimmee River - OS
River built on
Larson #2 WSP Dam was built in 1989.
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Summary
Dam length 3,700 feet
Dam height 6 feet
Structural height 7 feet
Hydraulic height 6 feet
Max storage 88 acre feet
Normal storage 23 acre feet
Surface area 15 acres
Drainage area 0 square miles
3,700 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.

6 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.

7 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.

6 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.

88 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.

23 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.

15 acres
Surface area

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

0 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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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.

4/5/1994
Most recent inspection date

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Latitude 27
Longitude -81
NID ID (National ID) FL83669

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