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Stony Mill, Virginia
Recreation
Privately owned
Built in 1949

Browning Dam is an earth dam built on the Little Stuart Creek River and is located in Stony Mill, Virginia. It was built in 1949 for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by Pittsylvania Co., Rod, Dog & Gun Club. It is also known as Pittsylvania Co., Rod, Dog & Gun Club.

Location
Browning Dam
Stony Mill, Virginia, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Pittsylvania Co., Rod, Dog & Gun Club
Owner
Private

Browning Dam is privately owned by Pittsylvania Co., Rod, Dog & Gun Club.

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1949
Completed
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
Little Stuart Creek River
River built on
Browning Dam was built in 1949.
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Summary
Dam length 750 feet
Dam height 29 feet
Structural height 29 feet
Hydraulic height 29 feet
Max storage 72 acre feet
Normal storage 60 acre feet
Surface area 4 acres
750 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.

29 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.

29 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.

29 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.

72 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.

60 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.

4 acres
Surface area

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

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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.

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Also known as Pittsylvania Co., Rod, Dog & Gun Club
Latitude 36
Longitude -79
NID ID (National ID) VA143048

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