Beech Fork Lake Dam (Beech Fork Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Beech Fork Lake Dam
Other Name: BEECH FORK LAKE
Former Name: NONE
NID ID: WV09903
Longitude: -82.41
Latitude: 38.30167
Map Section: N/A
County: WAYNE
River: BEECH FORK OF TWELVE POLE CK.
State: WV
Nearest City: LAVALETTE
Distance: 4.00 miles
Owner Name: CELRH
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CELRH
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Earth
Core: Homogeneous Dam (Position)
Foundation: R
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1976
Dam Length: 1080 feet
Structural Height: 86 feet
Hydraulic Height: 58 feet
Maximum Discharge: 29500 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 37540 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 9180 acre-feet
Surface Area: 720 acres
Drainage Area: 78 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2009-08-11
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 80 feet
Volume of Dam: 1168300 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: BEECH FORK LAKE
Federal Design Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Construction Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Regulatory Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Inspection Agency: CE
Federal Operating Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Owner (Agency): Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Other Federal Agencies: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Source Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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