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North Carolina
Recreation
State owned

Dot Quarry Dam is an earth dam built on the Richardson Creek-Tr River and is located in North Carolina. It was built for the purpose of recreation.

The state-owned dam is owned by the NC Dot.

Location
Dot Quarry Dam
North Carolina, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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NC Dot
Owner
State

The state-owned dam is owned by the NC Dot.

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None
Richardson Creek-Tr River
River built on
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Summary
Structural height 17 feet
Max storage 71 acre feet
Surface area 10 acres
17 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.

71 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.

10 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.

11/6/2013
Most recent inspection date

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Latitude 34
Longitude -80
NID ID (National ID) NC05413
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