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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
Public utility owned
Built in 1908

Sugar Camp Dam is built on the Sugar Camp Creek River and is located in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. It was built in 1908 .

The dam is owned by the public utility, Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company.

Location
Sugar Camp Dam
Rhinelander, Wisconsin, U.S.
Dam type
Other
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company
Owner
Public utility

Sugar Camp Dam is owned by the public utility, Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company.

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1908
Completed
Sugar Camp Creek River
River built on
Sugar Camp Dam was built in 1908.
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Summary
Dam length 292 feet
Dam height 10 feet
Hydraulic height 6 feet
Max discharge 398 cubic feet per second
Max storage 24,793 acre feet
Drainage area 48 square miles
292 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.

6 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.

398 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.

24,793 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.

48 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.

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.

6/20/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 3 years.

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 33
Latitude 45
Longitude -89
NID ID (National ID) WI00766

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