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Ellicott City, Maryland
Recreation
State owned
Built in 1833

Daniels Dam is built on the Patapsco River and is located in Ellicott City, Maryland. It was built in 1833 and modified in 1993SO (FISH LADDER) for the purpose of recreation.

The state-owned dam is owned by the MD Dnr-Public Lands, Engineering & Constr-Central.

Location
Daniels Dam
Ellicott City, Maryland, U.S.
Dam type
Other
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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MD Dnr-Public Lands, Engineering & Constr-Central
Owner
State

The state-owned dam is owned by the MD Dnr-Public Lands, Engineering & Constr-Central.

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1833
Completed
1993SO (FISH LADDER)
Modified
Stone&Webster(Fish Ladder), Ambursen Engineering (Orig Dam)
Dam designer
Patapsco River
River built on
Daniels Dam was built in 1833 and modified in 1993SO (FISH LADDER).
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Summary
Dam length 450 feet
Dam height 27 feet
Max discharge 14,500 cubic feet per second
Max storage 1,500 acre feet
Normal storage 514 acre feet
Surface area 20 acres
Drainage area 266 square miles
450 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.

27 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.

14,500 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.

1,500 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.

514 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.

20 acres
Surface area

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

266 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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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.

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.

8/3/2016
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 5
Latitude 39
Longitude -76
NID ID (National ID) MD00136

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