Cave Run Lake Dam (Cave Run Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Cave Run Lake Dam
Other Name: CAVE RUN LAKE
NID ID: KY03055
Longitude: -83.53333
Latitude: 38.11833
County: BATH
River: LICKING RIVER
State: KY
Nearest City: FARMERS
Distance: 4.00 miles
Owner Name: CELRL
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CELRL
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Earth
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1974
Dam Length: 2700 feet
Structural Height: 148 feet
Hydraulic Height: 139 feet
Maximum Discharge: 158000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 614100 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 222581 acre-feet
Surface Area: 8270 acres
Drainage Area: 826 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2007-06-25
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 650 feet
Outlet Gates: Uncontrolled, Vertical Lift
Volume of Dam: 3432500 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: CAVE RUN 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:
Source Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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