Glen Elder Dam (Glen Elder Reservoir)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Glen Elder
NID ID: KS00021
Longitude: -98.31333
Latitude: 39.49667
County: MITCHELL
River: SOLOMAN RIVER
State: KS
Nearest City: GLEN ELDER
Distance: 1.00 miles
Owner Name: DOI BR
Owner Type: Federal
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Earth
Core: Bituminous Concrete (Type)
Foundation: RK
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1968
Dam Length: 15275 feet
Dam Height: 142 feet
Structural Height: 142 feet
Hydraulic Height: 115 feet
Maximum Discharge: 263000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 1128740 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 241460 acre-feet
Surface Area: 13500 acres
Drainage Area: 2520 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2011-08-19
Inspection Frequency: 1
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Controlled
Spillway Width: 600 feet
Volume of Dam: 10025760 cubic yards
Federal Regulatory Agency: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Reclamation
Federal Inspection Agency: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Reclamation
Federal Operating Agency: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Reclamation
Federal Owner (Agency): Department of Interior;
Bureau of Reclamation
Other Federal Agencies: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Reclamation
Source Agency: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Reclamation

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