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Arendtsville, Pennsylvania
Irrigation
Privately owned
Built in 1967

Mountainview Orchards Pond Dam is an earth dam built on the Pleasant Dale Creek River and is located in Arendtsville, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1967 for the purpose of irrigation.

The dam is privately owned by Richard Trostel. It is also known as Mountainview Orchards Pond.

Location
Mountainview Orchards Pond Dam
Arendtsville, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Irrigation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Richard Trostel
Owner
Private

Mountainview Orchards Pond Dam is privately owned by Richard Trostel.

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1967
Completed
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
Pleasant Dale Creek River
River built on
Mountainview Orchards Pond Dam was built in 1967.
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Summary
Dam length 1,300 feet
Dam height 23 feet
Structural height 25 feet
Hydraulic height 23 feet
Max discharge 360 cubic feet per second
Max storage 68 acre feet
Normal storage 48 acre feet
Drainage area 0 square miles
1,300 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.

23 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.

25 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.

23 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.

360 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.

68 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.

48 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.

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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Undetermined
Downstream potential hazard

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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Also known as Mountainview Orchards Pond
Distance to nearest town (miles) 2
Latitude 39
Longitude -77
NID ID (National ID) PA83670

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