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Hickory, North Carolina
Recreation
Privately owned

Griffin Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the Henry Fork River-Tr and is located in Hickory, North Carolina. It was built for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by Dr. Richard Griffin.

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Griffin Lake Dam
Hickory, North Carolina, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Dr. Richard Griffin
Owner
Private

Griffin Lake Dam is privately owned by Dr. Richard Griffin.

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Summary
Structural height 30 feet
Hydraulic height 25 feet
Max storage 18 acre feet
Surface area 2 acres
30 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.

25 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.

18 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.

2 acres
Surface area

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

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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.

10/21/2016
Most recent inspection date

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Latitude 35
Longitude -81
NID ID (National ID) NC01314

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