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Caulksville, Arkansas
Flood Control
Privately owned
Built in 1955

Sixmile Creek Wid Site 07 Dam is an earth dam built on the Six Mile Creek River and is located in Caulksville, Arkansas. It was built in 1955 for the purpose of flood control.

The dam is privately owned by Logan County Conservation District. It is also known as Sixmile Creek Watershed Site 7 Dam.

Location
Sixmile Creek Wid Site 07 Dam
Caulksville, Arkansas, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Flood control
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Logan County Conservation District
Owner
Private

Sixmile Creek Wid Site 07 Dam is privately owned by Logan County Conservation District.

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1955
Completed
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
Six Mile Creek River
River built on
Sixmile Creek Wid Site 07 Dam was built in 1955.
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Summary
Dam length 2,079 feet
Structural height 24 feet
Hydraulic height 16 feet
Max discharge 15,750 cubic feet per second
Max storage 1,760 acre feet
Normal storage 295 acre feet
2,079 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.

24 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.

16 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.

15,750 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.

1,760 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.

295 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.

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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.

1/13/2015
Most recent inspection date

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Also known as Sixmile Creek Watershed Site 7 Dam
Former name 0
Latitude 35
Longitude -93
NID ID (National ID) AR00892

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