Black Watershed Structure Y-36-54 Dam is an earth dam built on the Phillips Creek River and is located in Garden Chapel, Mississippi. It was built in 1964 for the purpose of flood control.
The dam is owned by the local government. It is also known as Hughes Dam.
Black Watershed Structure Y-36-54 Dam is owned by the local government.
|Dam height||35 feet|
|Max storage||2,268 acre feet|
|Drainage area||6 square miles|
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.
Maximum storage is defined as the total storage space in a reservoir below the maximum attainable water surface elevation, including any surcharge storage.
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.
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 ownerâs property.
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.
|Also known as||Hughes Dam|
|NID ID (National ID)||MS00075|