Accession Number:

ADA106612

Title:

National Dam Safety Program. Moeckel Dam (MO 30476), 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:

1980-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

61.0

Abstract:

This report assesses the general condition of the dam with respect to safety, based on available data and on visual inspection, to determine if the dam poses hazards to human life or property. This dam has been classified as unsafe, non-emergency by the St Louis District as a result of the application of the following criteria a This dam will retain less than 50 percent of the Probable Maximum Flood without overtopping the dam at a low area on the dam crest. b Overtopping of the dam could result in failure of the dam. and c Dam failure significantly increases tha hazard to loss of life downstream.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE