Tygart Dam (Tygart Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Tygart Dam
Other Name: TYGART LAKE
NID ID: WV09101
Longitude: -80.03333
Latitude: 39.31333
County: TAYLOR
River: TYGART RIVER
State: WV
Nearest City: GRAFTON
Distance: 1.00 miles
Owner Name: CELRP
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CELRP
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Gravity
Core: Concrete (Type)
Foundation: R
Purposes: Navigation
Year Completed: 1938
Dam Length: 1921 feet
Structural Height: 234 feet
Hydraulic Height: 234 feet
Maximum Discharge: 316000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 355000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 99900 acre-feet
Surface Area: 1740 acres
Drainage Area: 1184 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2009-09-25
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 489 feet
Volume of Dam: 1380400 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: TYGART 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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