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Nevada
Flood Control
Privately owned

RMG West Ded Event Pond Dam is an earth dam located in Nevada. It was built for the purpose of flood control.

The dam is privately owned by Round Mountain Gold Corporation.

Location
RMG West Ded Event Pond Dam
Nevada, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Flood control
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Round Mountain Gold Corporation
Owner
Private

RMG West Ded Event Pond Dam is privately owned by Round Mountain Gold Corporation.

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Summary
Dam length 1,552 feet
Dam height 10 feet
Structural height 8 feet
Hydraulic height 5 feet
Max discharge 164 cubic feet per second
Max storage 50 acre feet
Normal storage 47 acre feet
Surface area 3 acres
1,552 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.

10 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.

8 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.

5 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.

164 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.

50 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.

47 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.

3 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.

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.

9/27/2016
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Latitude 38
Longitude -117
NID ID (National ID) NV10842

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