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13, California
Water Supply
Local government owned
Built in 1990

Penn Valley Wastewater Dam is an earth dam built on the TR Indian SPR CR River and is located in 13, California. It was built in 1990 for the purpose of water supply.

The dam is owned by the local government.

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Penn Valley Wastewater Dam
13, California, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Water supply
Purpose
Rock
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Nevada County Department of Sanitation
Owner
Local government

Penn Valley Wastewater Dam is owned by the local government.

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1990
Completed
TR Indian SPR CR River
River built on
Penn Valley Wastewater Dam was built in 1990.
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Summary
Dam length 540 feet
Dam height 39 feet
Hydraulic height 35 feet
Normal storage 52 acre feet
Surface area 4 acres
540 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.

39 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.

35 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.

52 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.

4 acres
Surface area

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

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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.

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.

2/6/2018
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 1 ear.

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 13
Latitude 39
Longitude -121
NID ID (National ID) CA01247

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