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Badger, Minnesota
Flood Control
Local government owned
Built in 2007

Ross TWP 7 Dam is an earth dam built on the Two Rivers Middle BR-TR and is located in Badger, Minnesota. It was built in 2007 for the purpose of flood control.

The dam is owned by the local government.

Location
Ross TWP 7 Dam
Badger, Minnesota, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Flood control
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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WD of Two Rivers
Owner
Local government

Ross TWP 7 Dam is owned by the local government.

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2007
Completed
Jor
Dam designer
Two Rivers Middle BR-TR
River built on
Ross TWP 7 Dam was built in 2007.
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Summary
Dam height 18 feet
Max storage 7,000 acre feet
Normal storage 2,470 acre feet
Surface area 2 acres
Drainage area 18 square miles
18 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.

7,000 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.

2,470 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.

2 acres
Surface area

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

18 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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Significant
Downstream potential hazard

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.

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.

5/2/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 4 years.

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 2
Latitude 48
Longitude -95
NID ID (National ID) MN01429
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