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, Pennsylvania
State owned
Built in 1962

Tamarack Lake B. (Pa-461B) Dam is an earth dam built on the Mud Run River and is located in , Pennsylvania. It was built in 1962 and modified in 1999H;2004O .

The state-owned dam is owned by the PA Fish & Boat Commission. It is also known as Tamarac Lake B.

Location
Tamarack Lake B. (Pa-461B) Dam
, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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PA Fish & Boat Commission
Owner
State

The state-owned dam is owned by the PA Fish & Boat Commission.

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1962
Completed
1999H;2004O
Modified
Mud Run River
River built on
Tamarack Lake B. (Pa-461B) Dam was built in 1962 and modified in 1999H;2004O.
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Summary
Dam length 425 feet
Dam height 21 feet
Max storage 8,150 acre feet
Normal storage 3,850 acre feet
Surface area 556 acres
Drainage area 5 square miles
425 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.

21 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.

8,150 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.

3,850 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.

556 acres
Surface area

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

5 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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High
Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the high hazard potential classification are those where failure or mis-operation will probably cause loss of human life.

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.

7/6/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 1 ear.

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Also known as Tamarac Lake B.
Former name 0
Latitude 41
Longitude -80
NID ID (National ID) PA00746

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