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Inventory of Dams in the State of Iowa

Metadata Updated: July 19, 2013

Permitted dams in Iowa and associated attributes, as recorded by the Floodplain Section of the DNR. The dams regulated are those with the parameters listed below: a. Any dam designed to provide a sum of permanent and temporary storage exceeding 50 acre-feet at the top of dam elevation, or 25 acre-feet if the dam does not have an emergency spillway, and which has a height of 5 feet or more. b. Any dam designed to provide permanent storage in excess of 18 acre-feet and which has a height of 5 feet or more. c. Any dam located in or within 1 mile of an incorporated municipality, if the dam has a height of 10 feet or more, stores 10 acre-feet or more at the top of dam elevation, and is situated such that the discharge from the dam will flow through the incorporated area. d. Also regardless of dam height and storage, any urban area dam situated across a stream that has a drainage are of more than two square miles and any dam in a rural area situated across a stream that has a drainage area of more than 10 square mile. The generally known threshold is any dam that has a height of five feet or more and a permanent water storage volume of more than 18 acre-feet. The height is measure from the top of the dam to the lowest point on the downstream side of the dam, usually the streambed.

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Dates

Metadata Date January 1, 2004
Metadata Created Date July 19, 2013
Metadata Updated Date July 19, 2013
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2004 (publication)
Frequency Of Update irregular

Metadata Source

Harvested from Iowa Geospatial Data Clearinghouse

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date January 1, 2004
Metadata Created Date July 19, 2013
Metadata Updated Date July 19, 2013
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2004 (publication)
Responsible Party Iowa Department of Natural Resources (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Use Constraints: None, Access Constraints: None
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Frequency Of Update irregular
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Harvest Source Id 2abfde33-b6a6-461c-879b-612565f3a067
Harvest Source Title Iowa Geospatial Data Clearinghouse
Licence Although efforts have been made in correcting errors in order to make this information useful to the Department, the Department assumes no responsibility for errors in the information. Similarly, the Department assumes no responsibility for the consequences of inappropriate uses or interpretations of the data made by anyone to whom this data has been made available. The Department bears no responsibility to inform users of any changes made to this data. Anyone using this data is advised that precision implied by the coverage may far exceed actual precision. Comments on this data are invited and the Department would appreciate that documented errors be brought to staff attention.
Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True

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