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Privately owned
Built in 1968

Creswell Lake#17 Dam is an earth dam located in Tennessee. It was built in 1968 .

The dam is privately owned by Davis, ED.

Creswell Lake#17 Dam
Tennessee, U.S.
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Davis, ED

Creswell Lake#17 Dam is privately owned by Davis, ED.

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Structural height 12 feet
Hydraulic height 5 feet
Max storage 81 acre feet
Normal storage 19 acre feet
Surface area 9 acres
12 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.

5 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.

81 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.

19 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.

9 acres
Surface area

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

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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.

Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Latitude 35
Longitude -88
NID ID (National ID) TN05319

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