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Chesapeake Bay, Virginia
Irrigation
Privately owned
Built in 1955

Jones Dam # 2 is an earth dam built on the Old Plantation Creek River and is located in Chesapeake Bay, Virginia. It was built in 1955 for the purpose of irrigation.

The dam is privately owned by H.S. Jones.

Location
Jones Dam # 2
Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Irrigation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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H.S. Jones
Owner
Private

Jones Dam # 2 is privately owned by H.S. Jones.

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1955
Completed
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
Old Plantation Creek River
River built on
Jones Dam # 2 was built in 1955.
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Summary
Dam length 350 feet
Dam height 15 feet
Structural height 15 feet
Hydraulic height 15 feet
Max storage 206 acre feet
350 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.

15 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.

15 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.

15 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.

206 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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Undetermined
Downstream potential hazard

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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Latitude 37
Longitude -75
NID ID (National ID) VA131008

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