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Fredericktown, Missouri
Tailings
Privately owned
Built in 1950

Madison Mine Main Dam is an earth dam built on the Toler Creek -Saline Creek River and is located in Fredericktown, Missouri. It was built in 1950 for the purpose of tailings.

The dam is privately owned. It is also known as Madison Mine Main Tailings Dam.

Location
Madison Mine Main Dam
Fredericktown, Missouri, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Tailings
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Private
Owner

Madison Mine Main Dam is privately owned.

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1950
Completed
Toler Creek -Saline Creek River
River built on
Madison Mine Main Dam was built in 1950.
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Summary
Dam length 1,900 feet
Dam height 40 feet
Structural height 40 feet
Max discharge 637 cubic feet per second
Max storage 557 acre feet
Normal storage 453 acre feet
Surface area 38 acres
Drainage area 460 square miles
1,900 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.

40 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.

40 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.

637 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.

557 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.

453 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.

38 acres
Surface area

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

460 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.

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.

12/21/2016
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 2 years.

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Also known as Madison Mine Main Tailings Dam
Distance to nearest town (miles) 1
Latitude 37
Longitude -90
NID ID (National ID) MO31082

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