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Table Hy07: Repair Costs of Unsafe Big River Mine Dams

Table Hy07: Repair Costs of Unsafe Big River Mine Dams

. Repair costs of high-hazard, unsafe mine dams located within the Big River basin (USCOE, 1992).
Dam Name Dam Height(ft.) Storage(acre-feet) MineWaste Renovation Cost ($) *
St. Joe 134 6,100 lead 14,000,000
Leadwood 60 1,000 lead 1,500,000
Desloge 40 3,000 lead 12,400,000
Eaton 30 4,500 lead 1,300,000
EastBonne Terre 40 3,000 lead 4,300,000
Blackwell Mine 87 4,000 barite 10,300,000
Dresser #10 107 1,100 barite 2,700,000
Old Mines 61 1,200 barite 1,800,000
Cadet #2 77 650 barite 6,000,000
Richwoods B 48 1,750 barite 2,600,000
Cadet Mine 96 950 barite 600,000
Esbaugh-Martin 115 650 barite -
DeSoto Mine A 76 3,700 barite 5,800,000
Kingston #1(Pfizer) 85 1,700 barite -
Moeckel 85 2,400 barite -
Dresser #11 100 600 barite 3,900,000
Big Four Mine 71 2,000 barite 600,000

* USCOE estimates, 1981

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