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Wisconsin
State owned

Turtle Valley Phase III Dam is an earth dam built on the Sugar Creek River and is located in Wisconsin. It was built .

The state-owned dam is owned by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. It is also known as Turtle Valley Phase III.

Location
Turtle Valley Phase III Dam
Wisconsin, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Owner
State

The state-owned dam is owned by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

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Summary
Dam height 12 feet
Structural height 12 feet
Hydraulic height 12 feet
Max discharge 45 cubic feet per second
Max storage 319 acre feet
Normal storage 244 acre feet
Surface area 110 acres
Drainage area 1 square miles
12 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.

12 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.

12 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.

45 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.

319 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.

244 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.

110 acres
Surface area

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

1 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.

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.

9/16/2010
Most recent inspection date

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Also known as Turtle Valley Phase III
Latitude 42
Longitude -88
NID ID (National ID) WI01236

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