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Title: Blakely Mountain Dam : investigation of foundation borrow materials, and embankment design
Authors: United States. Mississippi River Commission.
U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
Keywords: Foundations
Embankments--Design and construction
Blakeley Mountain Dam (Ark.).
Publisher: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Description: Technical memorandum
Introduction: Blakely Mountain Dam is located at the head of Lake Hamilton on the Ouachita River approximately 10 mi northwest of Hot Springs, Ark. (plate 1). The principal purposes of the project are flood control and the generation of power. The lake created by the dam will cover approximately 40,000 acres at maximum power pool level. The project consists of an earth dam approximately 230 ft high, a flood-control conduit and stilling basin, power penstocks, power house, spillway, and other appurtenant structures. The spillway is separate from the dam and is located in a saddle on the right abutment ridge about a mile from the dam
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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