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New Athens, Illinois
Recreation
Privately owned
Built in 1917

Lake Coulterville Dam is an earth dam built on the Trib South Fork Mud Creek River and is located in New Athens, Illinois. It was built in 1917 for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by Lincoln Trail Bank & Trust Company. It is also known as Lake Coulterville.

Location
Lake Coulterville Dam
New Athens, Illinois, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Lincoln Trail Bank & Trust Company
Owner
Private

Lake Coulterville Dam is privately owned by Lincoln Trail Bank & Trust Company.

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1917
Completed
Unknown
Dam designer
Trib South Fork Mud Creek River
River built on
Lake Coulterville Dam was built in 1917.
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Summary
Dam length 460 feet
Dam height 18 feet
Max storage 181 acre feet
Normal storage 109 acre feet
460 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.

18 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.

181 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.

109 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.

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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.

5/22/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Also known as Lake Coulterville
Distance to nearest town (miles) 30
Latitude 38
Longitude -89
NID ID (National ID) IL00561

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