Ward Dam, west South Dakota
Ward Dam is on a tributary to Rapid Creek in Pennington County, South Dakota and is used for fish and wildlife protection and recreation purposes. Construction was completed in 1990. It has a normal surface area of 15 acres. It is owned by the Department of Agriculture, U.S. Forest Service.
Ward Dam is of earthen construction. Its height is 19 feet with a length of 156 feet. Maximum discharge is 1300 cubic feet per second. Its capacity is 138 acre feet. Normal storage is 62 acre feet. It drains an area of 2 square miles.
Lakes, Dams, and Recreational Facilities Near Ward DamFarmingdale Farmingdale 1 (breached 1986) New Underwood Owanka 1 Canyon Lake Red Dale Gulch
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