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Raleigh (Oldreedycrrd.Is.15 MI, North Carolina
Local government owned
Built in 1988

Lake Crabtree Dam is an earth dam built on the Crabtree Creek River and is located in Raleigh (Oldreedycrrd.Is.15 MI, North Carolina. It was built in 1988 .

The dam is owned by the local government. It is also known as Crabtree W/S Structure #23.

Location
Lake Crabtree Dam
Raleigh (Oldreedycrrd.Is.15 MI, North Carolina, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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County of Wake
Owner
Local government

Lake Crabtree Dam is owned by the local government.

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1988
Completed
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
Crabtree Creek River
River built on
Lake Crabtree Dam was built in 1988.
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Summary
Dam length 1,200 feet
Structural height 45 feet
Hydraulic height 19 feet
Max storage 8,950 acre feet
Normal storage 2,040 acre feet
Surface area 473 acres
Drainage area 52 square miles
1,200 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.

45 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.

19 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.

8,950 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.

2,040 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.

473 acres
Surface area

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

52 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 high hazard potential classification are those where failure or mis-operation will probably cause loss of human life.

Has 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.

10/19/2016
Most recent inspection date

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Also known as Crabtree W/S Structure #23
Former name 0
Latitude 35
Longitude -78
NID ID (National ID) NC04952

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