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Wharncliffe, West Virginia
Water Supply
Privately owned

Fresh Water Impoundment Dam is an earth dam located in Wharncliffe, West Virginia. It was built for the purpose of water supply.

The dam is privately owned by Cobra Natural Resources, LLC.

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Fresh Water Impoundment Dam
Wharncliffe, West Virginia, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Water supply
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Cobra Natural Resources, LLC
Owner
Private

Fresh Water Impoundment Dam is privately owned by Cobra Natural Resources, LLC.

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Summary
Dam length 397 feet
Dam height 66 feet
Max storage 80 acre feet
397 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.

66 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.

80 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.

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Significant
Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the significant hazard potential classification are those dams where failure or mis-operation results in no probable loss of human life but can cause economic loss, environment damage, disruption of lifeline facilities, or impact other concerns. Significant hazard potential classification dams are often located in predominantly rural or agricultural areas but could be located in areas with population and significant infrastructure.

Has 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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Latitude 37
Longitude -81
NID ID (National ID) WV83515

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