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, Wisconsin
Local government owned
Built in 1968

Twin Parks 12 Dam is an earth dam built on the Mill Creek River and is located in , Wisconsin. It was built in 1968 .

The dam is owned by the local government.

Location
Twin Parks 12 Dam
, Wisconsin, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Iowa County - Land Conservation Department
Owner
Local government

Twin Parks 12 Dam is owned by the local government.

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1968
Completed
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
Mill Creek River
River built on
Twin Parks 12 Dam was built in 1968.
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Summary
Dam length 500 feet
Dam height 37 feet
Structural height 37 feet
Hydraulic height 36 feet
Max discharge 620 cubic feet per second
Max storage 1,450 acre feet
Drainage area 8 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.

37 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.

37 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.

36 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.

620 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.

1,450 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.

8 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.

No 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.

4/26/2013
Most recent inspection date

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Former name 0
Latitude 43
Longitude -90
NID ID (National ID) WI00364

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