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Alcove, New York
Water Supply
Local government owned
Built in 1929

Alcove Dam is an earth dam built on the Hannacrois Creek River and is located in Alcove, New York. It was built in 1929 for the purpose of water supply.

The dam is owned by the local government.

Location
Alcove Dam
Alcove, New York, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Water supply
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Albany Water Board
Owner
Local government

Alcove Dam is owned by the local government.

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1929
Completed
Hannacrois Creek River
River built on
Alcove Dam was built in 1929.
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Summary
Dam length 2,180 feet
Dam height 80 feet
Max discharge 12,410 cubic feet per second
Max storage 40,242 acre feet
Normal storage 29,464 acre feet
Surface area 1,434 acres
Drainage area 32 square miles
2,180 feet
Dam length

Length of the dam is defined as the length along the top of the dam. This also includes the spillway, powerplant, navigation lock, fish pass, etc., where these form part of the length of the dam. If detached from the dam, these structures should not be included.

80 feet
Dam height

Height of the dam is defined as the vertical distance between the lowest point on the crest of the dam and the lowest point in the original streambed.

12,410 cubic feet per second
Max discharge

Number of cubic feet per second the spillway is capable of discharging when the reservoir is at its maximum designed water surface elevation.

40,242 acre feet
Max storage

Maximum storage is defined as the total storage space in a reservoir below the maximum attainable water surface elevation, including any surcharge storage.

29,464 acre feet
Normal storage

Normal storage is defined as the total storage space in a reservoir below the normal retention level, including dead and inactive storage and excluding any flood control or surcharge storage. For normally dry flood control dams, the normal storage will be a zero value.

1,434 acres
Surface area

Surface area, in acres, of the impoundment at its normal retention level.

32 square miles
Drainage area

Drainage area of the dam, in square miles, which is defined as the area that drains to a particular point (in this case, the dam) on a river or stream.

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High
Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the high hazard potential classification are those where failure or mis-operation will probably cause loss of human life.

Has emergency action plan
Emergency action plan

An emergency action plan is defined as a plan of action to be taken to reduce the potential for property damage and loss of life in an area affected by a dam failure or large flood.

10/4/2016
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 2 years.

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Latitude 42
Longitude -73
NID ID (National ID) NY00093

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