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North Dakota
Irrigation
Privately owned
Built in 1963

Leland Dam; Ernest is an earth dam built on the Sheep Creek River and is located in North Dakota. It was built in 1963 for the purpose of irrigation.

The dam is privately owned by Ernest Leland.

Location
Leland Dam; Ernest
North Dakota, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Irrigation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Ernest Leland
Owner
Private

Leland Dam; Ernest is privately owned by Ernest Leland.

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1963
Completed
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
Sheep Creek River
River built on
Leland Dam; Ernest was built in 1963.
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Summary
Dam height 31 feet
Max storage 189 acre feet
Normal storage 167 acre feet
Surface area 19 acres
31 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.

189 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.

167 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.

19 acres
Surface area

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

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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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Latitude 47
Longitude -103
NID ID (National ID) ND00293

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