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Scottsville, Kentucky
Recreation
Privately owned
Built in 2002

JW Gunter Dam is an earth dam located in Scottsville, Kentucky. It was built in 2002 for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by JW Gunter. It is also known as JW Gunter Dam.

Location
JW Gunter Dam
Scottsville, Kentucky, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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JW Gunter
Owner
Private

JW Gunter Dam is privately owned by JW Gunter.

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2002
Completed
CMW Inc
Dam designer
JW Gunter Dam was built in 2002.
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Summary
Dam length 480 feet
Dam height 35 feet
Structural height 35 feet
Hydraulic height 35 feet
Max storage 271 acre feet
Drainage area 1 square miles
480 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.

35 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.

35 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.

35 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.

271 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.

1 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.

Not required
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.

7/12/2005
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Also known as JW Gunter Dam
Latitude 36
Longitude -86
NID ID (National ID) KY01187

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