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Harris, New York
Recreation
Local government owned
Built in 1930

Dixie Lake Dam is built on the East Mongaup River and is located in Harris, New York. It was built in 1930 for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is owned by the local government. It is also known as Dixie Lake.

Location
Dixie Lake Dam
Harris, New York, U.S.
Dam type
Other
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Town of Liberty
Owner
Local government

Dixie Lake Dam is owned by the local government.

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1930
Completed
East Mongaup River
River built on
Dixie Lake Dam was built in 1930.
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Summary
Dam length 100 feet
Dam height 10 feet
Max discharge 160 cubic feet per second
Max storage 80 acre feet
Normal storage 52 acre feet
Surface area 19 acres
100 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.

10 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.

160 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.

80 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.

52 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.

19 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.

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.

5/12/1988
Most recent inspection date

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Also known as Dixie Lake
Latitude 41
Longitude -74
NID ID (National ID) NY01278

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