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Mooresville, North Carolina
Recreation
Privately owned

Farmstead Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the Reeds Creek-Tr River and is located in Mooresville, North Carolina. It was built for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by Jeff Martin. It is also known as Auto Storage Dam #2.

Location
Farmstead Lake Dam
Mooresville, North Carolina, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Jeff Martin
Owner
Private

Farmstead Lake Dam is privately owned by Jeff Martin.

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Summary
Dam length 320 feet
Structural height 32 feet
Hydraulic height 29 feet
Max discharge 127 cubic feet per second
Max storage 64 acre feet
Surface area 5 acres
Drainage area 0 square miles
320 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.

32 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.

29 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.

127 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.

64 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.

5 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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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.

10/23/2015
Most recent inspection date

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Also known as Auto Storage Dam #2
Latitude 35
Longitude -80
NID ID (National ID) NC01625

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