Barren River Lake Dam (Barren River Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Barren River Lake Dam
Other Name: BARREN RIVER LAKE
NID ID: KY03009
Longitude: -86.125
Latitude: 36.89667
County: BARREN
River: BARREN RIVER
State: KY
Nearest City: BOWLING GREEN,KY
Distance: 39.00 miles
Owner Name: CELRL
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CELRL
Private Dam? No
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1964
Dam Length: 3970 feet
Dam Height: 0 feet
Structural Height: 146 feet
Hydraulic Height: 118 feet
Maximum Discharge: 102100 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 815150 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 190320 acre-feet
Surface Area: 10000 acres
Drainage Area: 940 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2011-08-16
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 300 feet
Outlet Gates: Vertical Lift, Uncontrolled
Volume of Dam: 4703200 cubic yards
Number of Locks: 0
Federal Funding Agency: BARREN RIVER 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:
Federal Inspection Agency:
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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