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Hydro, Oklahoma
Water Supply
Privately owned
Built in 2005

Oknoname 30178 Dam is an earth dam built on the South Canadian River and is located in Hydro, Oklahoma. It was built in 2005 for the purpose of water supply.

The dam is privately owned by Frank Conkling.

Oknoname 30178 Dam
Hydro, Oklahoma, U.S.
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Dam type
Water supply
Foundation type
Core type
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Frank Conkling

Oknoname 30178 Dam is privately owned by Frank Conkling.

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Dam designer
South Canadian River
River built on
Oknoname 30178 Dam was built in 2005.
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Dam length 185 feet
Dam height 31 feet
Structural height 34 feet
Hydraulic height 27 feet
Max storage 31 acre feet
Normal storage 22 acre feet
Surface area 2 acres
Drainage area 176 square miles
185 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.

31 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.

34 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.

27 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.

31 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.

22 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.

2 acres
Surface area

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

176 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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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.

Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Latitude 35
Longitude -98
NID ID (National ID) OK30178

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