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Samson, Alabama
Public utility owned
Built in 1970

Ellis Wise Dam is an earth dam built on the TR Tight Eye Creek River and is located in Samson, Alabama. It was built in 1970 .

The dam is owned by the public utility, Ellis Wise.

Location
Ellis Wise Dam
Samson, Alabama, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Ellis Wise
Owner
Public utility

Ellis Wise Dam is owned by the public utility, Ellis Wise.

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1970
Completed
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
TR Tight Eye Creek River
River built on
Ellis Wise Dam was built in 1970.
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Summary
Dam length 425 feet
Dam height 27 feet
Max discharge 1,303 cubic feet per second
Max storage 85 acre feet
Normal storage 42 acre feet
Drainage area 1 square miles
425 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.

1,303 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.

85 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.

42 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.

1 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.

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Latitude 31
Longitude -86
NID ID (National ID) AL00297

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