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New York
Recreation
Privately owned

Wilzig Dam is an earth dam located in New York. It was built for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by Alan Wilzig.

Location
Wilzig Dam
New York, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Alan Wilzig
Owner
Private

Wilzig Dam is privately owned by Alan Wilzig.

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Summary
Dam height 18 feet
Max discharge 234 cubic feet per second
Max storage 116 acre feet
Normal storage 90 acre feet
Drainage area 55 square miles
18 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.

234 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.

116 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.

90 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.

55 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.

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.

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Latitude 42
Longitude -73
NID ID (National ID) NY16143

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