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Oregonia, Ohio
Federal ownership
Built in 1976

Caesar Creek Lake Dam and Saddle Dams #1 and #4 is built on the Caesar Creek River and is located in Oregonia, Ohio. It was built in 1976 .

The dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the Celrl. It is also known as Caesar Creek Lake.

Location
Caesar Creek Lake Dam and Saddle Dams #1 and #4
Oregonia, Ohio, U.S.
Dam type
Other
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Celrl
Owner
Federal

Caesar Creek Lake Dam and Saddle Dams #1 and #4 is under federal ownership and is owned by the Celrl.

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1976
Completed
Caesar Creek River
River built on
Caesar Creek Lake Dam and Saddle Dams #1 and #4 was built in 1976.
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Summary
Dam length 2,650 feet
Structural height 180 feet
Hydraulic height 168 feet
Max discharge 91,400 cubic feet per second
Max storage 242,200 acre feet
Normal storage 102,000 acre feet
Surface area 2,830 acres
Drainage area 237 square miles
2,650 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.

180 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.

168 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.

91,400 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.

242,200 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.

102,000 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.

2,830 acres
Surface area

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

237 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.

6/8/2015
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Also known as Caesar Creek Lake
Distance to nearest town (miles) 13
Latitude 39
Longitude -83
NID ID (National ID) OH00927

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