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Buffalo, Wyoming
Local government owned
Built in 1997

Tie Hack Dam is built on the South Fork Clear Creek River and is located in Buffalo, Wyoming. It was built in 1997 .

The dam is owned by the local government. It is also known as Enl of 9489R Little Sourdough.

Location
Tie Hack Dam
Buffalo, Wyoming, U.S.
Dam type
Other
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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City of Buffalo
Owner
Local government

Tie Hack Dam is owned by the local government.

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1997
Completed
Victor E. Anderson
Dam designer
South Fork Clear Creek River
River built on
Tie Hack Dam was built in 1997.
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Summary
Dam length 500 feet
Dam height 110 feet
Max discharge 1,957 cubic feet per second
Normal storage 2,435 acre feet
Surface area 63 acres
Drainage area 41 square miles
500 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.

110 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.

1,957 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.

2,435 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.

63 acres
Surface area

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

41 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.

8/14/2013
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Also known as Enl of 9489R Little Sourdough
Distance to nearest town (miles) 15
Latitude 44
Longitude -106
NID ID (National ID) WY02030

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