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North Carolina
Privately owned
Built in 1980

Furr Dam #5 is an earth dam built on the Dutch Buffalo CRK-TR River and is located in North Carolina. It was built in 1980 for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by Lake Shore Estates, Inc. It is also known as (Formerly # 3).

Furr Dam #5
North Carolina, U.S.
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Lake Shore Estates, Inc.

Furr Dam #5 is privately owned by Lake Shore Estates, Inc..

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Dutch Buffalo CRK-TR River
River built on
Furr Dam #5 was built in 1980.
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Dam length 313 feet
Structural height 22 feet
Hydraulic height 18 feet
Max storage 40 acre feet
Normal storage 30 acre feet
Surface area 4 acres
Drainage area 0 square miles
313 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.

22 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.

18 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.

40 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.

30 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.

4 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

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.

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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Also known as (Formerly # 3)
Latitude 35
Longitude -80
NID ID (National ID) NC01985

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