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Okeechobee, Florida
State owned
Built in 1973

Structure 192 Dam is built on the Taylor Creek River and is located in Okeechobee, Florida. It was built in 1973 .

The state-owned dam is owned by the South Florida Water Management District SFWMD.

Location
Structure 192 Dam
Okeechobee, Florida, U.S.
Dam type
Other
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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South Florida Water Management District SFWMD
Owner
State

The state-owned dam is owned by the South Florida Water Management District SFWMD.

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1973
Completed
Taylor Creek River
River built on
Structure 192 Dam was built in 1973.
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Summary
Dam height 26 feet
Structural height 13 feet
Hydraulic height 26 feet
Max discharge 175 cubic feet per second
Max storage 210 acre feet
Normal storage 76 acre feet
Surface area 8 acres
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.

13 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.

26 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.

175 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.

210 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.

76 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.

8 acres
Surface area

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

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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.

No 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.

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 1
Latitude 27
Longitude -80
NID ID (National ID) FL00289
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