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Wadsworth, Ohio
Tailings
Local government owned
Built in 1990

Wadsworth Sludge Lagoon Dam is an earth dam built on the Unknown River and is located in Wadsworth, Ohio. It was built in 1990 for the purpose of tailings.

The dam is owned by the local government.

Location
Wadsworth Sludge Lagoon Dam
Wadsworth, Ohio, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Tailings
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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City of Wadsworth
Owner
Local government

Wadsworth Sludge Lagoon Dam is owned by the local government.

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1990
Completed
Burgess & Niple, Limited
Dam designer
Unknown River
River built on
Wadsworth Sludge Lagoon Dam was built in 1990.
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Summary
Dam length 990 feet
Dam height 25 feet
Max discharge 4 cubic feet per second
Max storage 24 acre feet
990 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.

25 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 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.

24 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.

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Significant
Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the significant hazard potential classification are those dams where failure or mis-operation results in no probable loss of human life but can cause economic loss, environment damage, disruption of lifeline facilities, or impact other concerns. Significant hazard potential classification dams are often located in predominantly rural or agricultural areas but could be located in areas with population and significant infrastructure.

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.

6/4/2015
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 0
Latitude 41
Longitude -81
NID ID (National ID) OH02083

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