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Catoosa, Oklahoma
Flood Control
Federal ownership
Built in 1963

Oologah Dam - Dike is built on the Verdigris River and is located in Catoosa, Oklahoma. It was built in 1963 for the purpose of flood control.

The dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the Ceswt. It is also known as Oologah Lake.

Location
Oologah Dam - Dike
Catoosa, Oklahoma, U.S.
Dam type
Other
Dam type
Flood control
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Ceswt
Owner
Federal

Oologah Dam - Dike is under federal ownership and is owned by the Ceswt.

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1963
Completed
Verdigris River
River built on
Oologah Dam - Dike was built in 1963.
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Summary
Dam length 4,328 feet
Dam height 137 feet
Structural height 137 feet
Hydraulic height 130 feet
Max discharge 236,600 cubic feet per second
Max storage 1,559,270 acre feet
Normal storage 552,210 acre feet
Surface area 31,040 acres
Drainage area 4,339 square miles
4,328 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.

137 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.

137 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.

130 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.

236,600 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.

1,559,270 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.

552,210 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.

31,040 acres
Surface area

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

4,339 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 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.

10/31/2013
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Also known as Oologah Lake
Distance to nearest town (miles) 12
Latitude 36
Longitude -95
NID ID (National ID) OK10310

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