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Roaring Spring, Kentucky
Federal ownership
Built in 1998

Sediment Basin No.4 Dam is an earth dam built on the Trib. Casey Creek River and is located in Roaring Spring, Kentucky. It was built in 1998 .

The dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the Fort Campbell. It is also known as Sediment Basin #4.

Location
Sediment Basin No.4 Dam
Roaring Spring, Kentucky, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Fort Campbell
Owner
Federal

Sediment Basin No.4 Dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the Fort Campbell.

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1998
Completed
Bhate Environmental
Dam designer
Trib. Casey Creek River
River built on
Sediment Basin No.4 Dam was built in 1998.
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Summary
Dam length 475 feet
Dam height 26 feet
Structural height 28 feet
Hydraulic height 28 feet
Max storage 70 acre feet
Surface area 2 acres
Drainage area 1 square miles
475 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.

26 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.

28 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.

28 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.

70 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 acres
Surface area

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

1 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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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.

Has 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.

3/17/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 4 years.

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Also known as Sediment Basin #4
Distance to nearest town (miles) 6
Latitude 36
Longitude -87
NID ID (National ID) KY82306
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