Demopolis Lock and Dam (Demopolis Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Demopolis Lock and Dam
Other Name: DEMOPOLIS LAKE
NID ID: AL01430
Longitude: -87.8799
Latitude: 32.52
County: MARENGO
River: TOMBIGBEE RIVER
State: AL
Nearest City: MCDOWELL
Distance: 2.00 miles
Owner Name: CESAM
Owner Type: Federal
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Gravity
Purposes: Navigation
Year Completed: 1955
Dam Length: 1770 feet
Structural Height: 63 feet
Hydraulic Height: 59 feet
Maximum Discharge: 88000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 150000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 120000 acre-feet
Surface Area: 10000 acres
Drainage Area: 15385 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2011-06-24
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 1485 feet
Volume of Dam: 507000 cubic yards
Number of Locks: 1
Length of Locks: 600 feet
Lock Width: 110 feet
Federal Funding Agency: DEMOPOLIS 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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