The James Diversion Dam is a 50-foot concrete gravity ogee weir with flanking earth dikes. The dam has a 6-foot-square cast iron slide gate and a manual lift installed in a sluiceway at elevation 1225.0. An earth channel auxiliary spillway 150 feet wide and 1,900 feet long is excavated across the flood plain to the right of the dam. The channel inlet invert is constructed of rock riprap at elevation 1242.0. The capacity of the reservoir is 4,875 acre-feet at spillway crest elevation 1240.5.
PSMBP-James Diversion Dam
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Title: Area Office Manager Organization: Dakotas Area Office Address: PO Box 1017 City: Bismarck, ND 58501 Fax: 701-250-4326 Phone: 701-250-4242
Organization: City of Huron, South Dakota
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