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Brushy Mound, Illinois
Tailings
Privately owned
Built in 1991

Macoupin Energy Refuse Disposal Area 6 Dam is an earth dam built on the Trib Spanish Needle Creek-Offs River and is located in Brushy Mound, Illinois. It was built in 1991 for the purpose of tailings.

The dam is privately owned by Macoupin Energy, LLC. It is also known as Refuse Disposal Area 6.

Location
Macoupin Energy Refuse Disposal Area 6 Dam
Brushy Mound, Illinois, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Tailings
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Macoupin Energy, LLC
Owner
Private

Macoupin Energy Refuse Disposal Area 6 Dam is privately owned by Macoupin Energy, LLC.

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1991
Completed
Trib Spanish Needle Creek-Offs River
River built on
Macoupin Energy Refuse Disposal Area 6 Dam was built in 1991.
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Summary
Dam length 13,800 feet
Dam height 117 feet
Max storage 9,050 acre feet
Normal storage 8,480 acre feet
Surface area 136 acres
Drainage area 0 square miles
13,800 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.

117 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.

9,050 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.

8,480 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.

136 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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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.

9/5/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 1 ear.

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Also known as Refuse Disposal Area 6
Latitude 39
Longitude -89
NID ID (National ID) IL50252

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