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Perry, Missouri
Water Supply
Local government owned
Built in 1964

Perry City Dam No. 2 is an earth dam built on the Mace Branch River and is located in Perry, Missouri. It was built in 1964 for the purpose of water supply.

The dam is owned by the local government. It is also known as Perry City Dam No. 2.

Location
Perry City Dam No. 2
Perry, Missouri, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Water supply
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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City of Perry
Owner
Local government

Perry City Dam No. 2 is owned by the local government.

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1964
Completed
Mace Branch River
River built on
Perry City Dam No. 2 was built in 1964.
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Summary
Dam height 13 feet
Structural height 13 feet
Max storage 90 acre feet
Normal storage 32 acre feet
Surface area 13 acres
Drainage area 1,865 square miles
13 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.

13 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.

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.

32 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.

13 acres
Surface area

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

1,865 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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High
Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the high hazard potential classification are those where failure or mis-operation will probably cause loss of human life.

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.

7/12/1980
Most recent inspection date

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Also known as Perry City Dam No. 2
Distance to nearest town (miles) 1
Latitude 39
Longitude -91
NID ID (National ID) MO10980

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