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Hillsborough, North Carolina
Fire Protection / Stock / Small Fish Pond
Privately owned
Built in 1961

Arrowhead Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the East Fork Eno River-Tr and is located in Hillsborough, North Carolina. It was built in 1961 for the purpose of fire protection / stock / small fish pond.

The dam is privately owned by Robert Nichols.

Location
Arrowhead Lake Dam
Hillsborough, North Carolina, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Fire protection / Stock / Small fish pond
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Robert Nichols
Owner
Private

Arrowhead Lake Dam is privately owned by Robert Nichols.

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1961
Completed
East Fork Eno River-Tr
River built on
Arrowhead Lake Dam was built in 1961.
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Summary
Dam length 200 feet
Structural height 20 feet
Hydraulic height 16 feet
Max discharge 165 cubic feet per second
Max storage 80 acre feet
Surface area 11 acres
Drainage area 0 square miles
200 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.

20 feet
Structural height

Structural height of the dam is defined as the vertical distance from the lowest point of the excavated foundation to the top of the dam. Top of dam refers to the parapet wall and not the crest.

16 feet
Hydraulic height

Hydraulic height of the dam is defined as the vertical difference between the maximum design water level and the lowest point in the original streambed.

165 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.

80 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.

11 acres
Surface area

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

0 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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Low
Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the low hazard potential classification are those where failure or misoperation results in no probable loss of human life and low economic and/or environ-mental losses. Losses are principally limited to the owner’s property.

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.

3/22/2000
Most recent inspection date

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 11
Latitude 36
Longitude -79
NID ID (National ID) NC00772

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