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Edgemont SD, Wyoming
Federal ownership
Built in 1939

Martens 9-368-1 Dam is an earth dam built on the Mush Creek River and is located in Edgemont SD, Wyoming. It was built in 1939 .

The dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the USDA FS. It is also known as 368W01. The dam used to be known as Mush Creek.

Location
Martens 9-368-1 Dam
Edgemont SD, Wyoming, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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USDA FS
Owner
Federal

Martens 9-368-1 Dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the USDA FS.

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1939
Completed
Mush Creek River
River built on
Martens 9-368-1 Dam was built in 1939.
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Summary
Dam length 273 feet
Dam height 20 feet
Hydraulic height 15 feet
Max storage 90 acre feet
Surface area 18 acres
Drainage area 19 square miles
273 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.

20 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.

15 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.

90 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.

18 acres
Surface area

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

19 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.

6/10/2010
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 10 years.

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Also known as 368W01
Former name Mush Creek
Distance to nearest town (miles) 51
Latitude 43
Longitude -109
NID ID (National ID) WY02598
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