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Wyoming
Federal ownership
Built in 1909

Whalen Diversion Dam is a concrete dam built on the North Platte River and is located in Wyoming. It was built in 1909 .

The dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the Reclamation.

Location
Whalen Diversion Dam
Wyoming, U.S.
Dam type
Concrete
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Reclamation
Owner
Federal

Whalen Diversion Dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the Reclamation.

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1909
Completed
North Platte River
River built on
Whalen Diversion Dam was built in 1909.
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Summary
Structural height 35 feet
Max storage 59 acre feet
35 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.

59 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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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.

Not required
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.

6/1/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 1 ear.

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Latitude 42
Longitude -105
NID ID (National ID) WY02509
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