Grayson Dam (Grayson Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Grayson Dam
Other Name: GRAYSON LAKE
Former Name: NONE
NID ID: KY03030
Longitude: -82.985
Latitude: 38.25333
Map Section: N/A
County: CARTER
River: LITTLE SANDY RIVER
State: KY
Nearest City: GRAYSON
Distance: 6.00 miles
Owner Name: CELRH
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CELRH
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Earth
Core: Core (Position)
Foundation: R
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1968
Dam Length: 1460 feet
Structural Height: 120 feet
Hydraulic Height: 89 feet
Maximum Discharge: 74600 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 118990 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 29390 acre-feet
Surface Area: 1510 acres
Drainage Area: 196 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2007-10-15
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 210 feet
Volume of Dam: 1180000 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: GRAYSON 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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