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Swift Current Dike

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The Swift Current Dike is an earth and rock structure with a timber crib core. It is 13 feet high, 4,800 feet long at the crest, and contains 98,000 cubic yards of material. Swift Current Dike is a nonoverflow earth dike requiring neither spillway nor headworks in diverting the flow of Swiftcurrent Creek, including the controlled releases from Lake Sherburne Dam, into St. Mary River above St. Mary Diversion Dam. Diversion capacity is the maximum release from Lake Sherburne Dam, including flow from Siwftcurrent Creek.

Last updated: Apr 02, 2013