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Virginia
Local government owned

Embry Dredge Material Spoil Dam is an earth dam built on the Tr-Rappahannock River and is located in Virginia. It was built .

The dam is owned by the local government.

Location
Embry Dredge Material Spoil Dam
Virginia, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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City of Fredericksburg
Owner
Local government

Embry Dredge Material Spoil Dam is owned by the local government.

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None
Tr-Rappahannock River
River built on
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Summary
Dam length 2,037 feet
Dam height 70 feet
Structural height 70 feet
Hydraulic height 70 feet
Max storage 168 acre feet
Normal storage 168 acre feet
Surface area 6 acres
2,037 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.

70 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.

70 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.

70 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.

168 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.

168 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.

6 acres
Surface area

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

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Undetermined
Downstream potential hazard

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.

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 1
Latitude 38
Longitude -77
NID ID (National ID) VA630001
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