Summersville Dam (Summersville Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Summersville Dam
Other Name: SUMMERSVILLE LAKE
Former Name: NONE
NID ID: WV06702
Longitude: -80.8899
Latitude: 38.22
Map Section: N/A
County: NICHOLAS
River: GAULEY RIVER
State: WV
Nearest City: SWISS
Distance: 24.00 miles
Owner Name: CELRH
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CELRH
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Rockfill
Core: Earth (Type)
Foundation: R
Purposes: Other
Year Completed: 1965
Dam Length: 2280 feet
Structural Height: 390 feet
Hydraulic Height: 327 feet
Maximum Discharge: 412000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 413400 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 191540 acre-feet
Surface Area: 2790 acres
Drainage Area: 803 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2007-09-04
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 1250 feet
Volume of Dam: 13565000 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: SUMMERSVILLE 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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