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Glenmore, Pennsylvania
Flood Control
Local government owned
Built in 1983

Barneston (Pa 432) Dam is an earth dam built on the East Branch Brandywine Creek River and is located in Glenmore, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1983 and modified in 2011O for the purpose of flood control.

The dam is owned by the local government. It is also known as Barneston Dam.

Barneston (Pa 432) Dam
Glenmore, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Dam type
Dam type
Flood control
Foundation type
Core type
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Chester County Water Resources Authority
Local government

Barneston (Pa 432) Dam is owned by the local government.

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Aande-E.H. Richardson Associates Inc
Dam designer
East Branch Brandywine Creek River
River built on
Barneston (Pa 432) Dam was built in 1983 and modified in 2011O.
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Dam length 1,305 feet
Dam height 43 feet
Max storage 3,700 acre feet
Drainage area 12 square miles
1,305 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.

43 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.

3,700 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.

12 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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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.

Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 1 ear.

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Also known as Barneston Dam
Former name 0
Latitude 40
Longitude -75
NID ID (National ID) PA01226

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