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Any artificial barrier, together with appurtenant works (required components), capable of impounding water, typically with a height greater than six feet and a storage capacity in excess of 15-acre feet (Minnesota Rules, part 6115.0320). Under the Project and Northern Alignment Alternative scenarios, the dam is considered the three control structures (structures designed to control flood waters), an earthen tieback embankment, and overflow embankment.