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Green River, Wyoming
Tailings
Privately owned
Built in 2013

Upper Delta Basin Enlargement Dam is an earth dam built on the Green River and is located in Green River, Wyoming. It was built in 2013 for the purpose of tailings.

The dam is privately owned by Ciner Wyoming, LLC. It is also known as No. 1 Tailings. The dam used to be known as 10823R.

Location
Upper Delta Basin Enlargement Dam
Green River, Wyoming, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Tailings
Purpose
Soil
Foundation type
Earth
Core type
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Ciner Wyoming, LLC
Owner
Private

Upper Delta Basin Enlargement Dam is privately owned by Ciner Wyoming, LLC.

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2013
Completed
Phillip Solseng
Dam designer
Green River
River built on
Upper Delta Basin Enlargement Dam was built in 2013.
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Summary
Dam length 8,900 feet
Dam height 40 feet
Structural height 40 feet
Hydraulic height 35 feet
Max storage 4,418 acre feet
Normal storage 4,418 acre feet
Surface area 652 acres
8,900 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.

40 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.

40 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.

35 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.

4,418 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.

4,418 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.

652 acres
Surface area

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

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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.

6/12/2015
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Also known as No. 1 Tailings
Former name 10823R
Distance to nearest town (miles) 22
Latitude 41
Longitude -109
NID ID (National ID) WY02532

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