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Rendville, Ohio
Recreation
Privately owned
Built in 1949

Altiers Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the Sunday Creek River and is located in Rendville, Ohio. It was built in 1949 for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by Cherry Miesse.

Location
Altiers Lake Dam
Rendville, Ohio, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Cherry Miesse
Owner
Private

Altiers Lake Dam is privately owned by Cherry Miesse.

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1949
Completed
L.B. Light
Dam designer
Sunday Creek River
River built on
Altiers Lake Dam was built in 1949.
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Summary
Dam length 285 feet
Dam height 19 feet
Max discharge 962 cubic feet per second
Max storage 70 acre feet
Normal storage 26 acre feet
Surface area 6 acres
Drainage area 1 square miles
285 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.

19 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.

962 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.

70 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.

26 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.

6 acres
Surface area

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

1 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.

No 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.

5/18/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 1
Latitude 39
Longitude -82
NID ID (National ID) OH00649

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