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Las Vegas, Nevada
Flood Control
Privately owned

Lone Mountain-Beltway Detention Basin Dam is an earth dam built on the Gowan Watershed River and is located in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was built for the purpose of flood control.

The dam is privately owned by Clark County.

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Lone Mountain-Beltway Detention Basin Dam
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Flood control
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Clark County
Owner
Private

Lone Mountain-Beltway Detention Basin Dam is privately owned by Clark County.

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Summary
Dam length 1,010 feet
Dam height 39 feet
Max discharge 8,800 cubic feet per second
Max storage 585 acre feet
Surface area 32 acres
1,010 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.

39 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.

8,800 cubic feet per second
Max discharge

Number of cubic feet per second the spillway is capable of discharging when the reservoir is at its maximum designed water surface elevation.

585 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.

32 acres
Surface area

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

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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.

No 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.

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Latitude 36
Longitude -115
NID ID (National ID) NV10887

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