Burnsville Lake Dam (Burnsville Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Burnsville Lake Dam
Other Name: BURNSVILLE LAKE
Former Name: NONE
NID ID: WV00707
Longitude: -80.61833
Latitude: 38.84
Map Section: N/A
County: BRAXTON
River: LITTLE KANAWHA RIVER
State: WV
Nearest City: BURNSVILLE
Distance: 3.00 miles
Owner Name: CELRH
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CELRH
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Rockfill
Core: Core (Position)
Foundation: R
Purposes: Recreation
Year Completed: 1976
Dam Length: 1400 feet
Structural Height: 89 feet
Hydraulic Height: 68 feet
Maximum Discharge: 123500 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 65900 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 14400 acre-feet
Surface Area: 968 acres
Drainage Area: 165 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2007-08-21
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Controlled
Spillway Width: 126 feet
Volume of Dam: 888600 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: BURNSVILLE 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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