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Privately owned
Built in 1993

Fairways Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the Muddy Creek River and is located in Mississippi. It was built in 1993 for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by Back Nine Partnership.

Fairways Lake Dam
Mississippi, U.S.
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Foundation type
Core type
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Back Nine Partnership

Fairways Lake Dam is privately owned by Back Nine Partnership.

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Muddy Creek River
River built on
Fairways Lake Dam was built in 1993.
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Dam length 530 feet
Dam height 23 feet
Max discharge 589 cubic feet per second
Max storage 1,634 acre feet
Normal storage 616 acre feet
Surface area 40 acres
Drainage area 0 square miles
530 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.

23 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.

589 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.

1,634 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.

616 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.

40 acres
Surface area

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

0 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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Downstream potential hazard

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 32
Longitude -90
NID ID (National ID) MS03369

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