Prescott Mill Dam is an earth dam built on the Trib Wolf Creek River and is located in Oswego, Illinois. It was built in 2006 for the purpose of flood control.
The dam is privately owned by Prescott Mill Hoa. It is also known as Pulte Homes (Gray Farm).
Prescott Mill Dam is privately owned by Prescott Mill Hoa.
|Dam height||7 feet|
|Normal storage||125 acre feet|
|Drainage area||1 square miles|
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.
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.
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.
Dams assigned the significant hazard potential classification are those dams where failure or mis-operation results in no probable loss of human life but can cause economic loss, environment damage, disruption of lifeline facilities, or impact other concerns. Significant hazard potential classification dams are often located in predominantly rural or agricultural areas but could be located in areas with population and significant infrastructure.
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.
Inspections are every 3 years.
|Also known as||Pulte Homes (Gray Farm)|
|Distance to nearest town (miles)||0|
|NID ID (National ID)||IL50547|