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Indian Rocks Beach, Florida
Recreation
Local government owned

Walsingham Reservoir Dam is an earth dam built on the Mckay Creek River and is located in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida. It was built for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is owned by the local government. It is also known as Pin2.

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Walsingham Reservoir Dam
Indian Rocks Beach, Florida, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Rock & Soil
Foundation type
Earth
Core type
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Pinellas County
Owner
Local government

Walsingham Reservoir Dam is owned by the local government.

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Summary
Dam length 1,375 feet
Dam height 11 feet
Hydraulic height 8 feet
Max storage 2,760 acre feet
Normal storage 170 acre feet
Surface area 85 acres
Drainage area 2 square miles
1,375 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.

11 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.

8 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.

2,760 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.

170 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.

85 acres
Surface area

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

2 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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Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the high hazard potential classification are those where failure or mis-operation will probably cause loss of human life.

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.

3/30/2016
Most recent inspection date

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Also known as Pin2
Distance to nearest town (miles) 2
Latitude 27
Longitude -82
NID ID (National ID) FL78003

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