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Rienzi, Mississippi
Flood Control
Local government owned
Built in 1973

Tuscumbia WS STR 39 Dam is an earth dam located in Rienzi, Mississippi. It was built in 1973 for the purpose of flood control.

The dam is owned by the local government.

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Tuscumbia WS STR 39 Dam
Rienzi, Mississippi, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Flood control
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Tuscumbia River Water Management District
Owner
Local government

Tuscumbia WS STR 39 Dam is owned by the local government.

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1973
Completed
USDA NRCS
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Tuscumbia WS STR 39 Dam was built in 1973.
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Summary
Dam height 28 feet
Max storage 4,204 acre feet
Drainage area 5 square miles
28 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.

4,204 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.

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.

5/5/2016
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Former name 0
Latitude 34
Longitude -88
NID ID (National ID) MS00842

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