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Cooksville, Mississippi
Recreation
Privately owned
Built in 1945

Avery Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the TR- Noxubee River and is located in Cooksville, Mississippi. It was built in 1945 for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by Herley Avery.

Location
Avery Lake Dam
Cooksville, Mississippi, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Herley Avery
Owner
Private

Avery Lake Dam is privately owned by Herley Avery.

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1945
Completed
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
TR- Noxubee River
River built on
Avery Lake Dam was built in 1945.
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Summary
Dam height 15 feet
Max storage 80 acre feet
15 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.

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.

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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.

Not required
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.

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Latitude 33
Longitude -88
NID ID (National ID) MS00776

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