Accession Number:

ADA106451

Title:

National Dam Safety Program. Desoto Mining Co. Pit and Plant 'B' Dam (MO 30469), Mississippi - Kaskaskia - St. Louis Basin, Washington County, Missouri. Phase I Inspection Report.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

WOODWARD-CLYDE CONSULTANTS CHICAGO IL

Report Date:

1980-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

53.0

Abstract:

This dam has been classified as unsafe, emergency by the St. Louis District as a result of the application of the following criteria This dam, which has no formal spillway, cannot retain the 10-year frequency flood without overtopping of the dam occurring. Overtopping could result in dam failure. Dam failure significantly increases the hazard to life and property downstream.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE