Feedback
Share
Link
Link copied!
US National Dams
Lake Hughes Dam
Find a dam
Explore
Search
US National Dams
More
About US National Dams
Copyright © 2022 nationaldams.com and US National Dams. All Rights Reserved.

All content on this website ("the Site") is the property of US National Dams. The collection and assembly of content on this Site are the exclusive property of US National Dams and are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws.

Lake Hughes Dam Share
Link
Link copied!

Table of Contents
Overview Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
Falls (Old Weaver TR. 1.43 Mi), North Carolina
Recreation
Privately owned
Built in 1948

Lake Hughes Dam is an earth dam built on the Beaverdam Creek River and is located in Falls (Old Weaver TR. 1.43 Mi), North Carolina. It was built in 1948 for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by MR. and MRS. Jim Blaine.

Location
Lake Hughes Dam
Falls (Old Weaver TR. 1.43 Mi), North Carolina, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
Ownership Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
MR. and MRS. Jim Blaine
Owner
Private

Lake Hughes Dam is privately owned by MR. and MRS. Jim Blaine.

Construction Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
1948
Completed
Beaverdam Creek River
River built on
Lake Hughes Dam was built in 1948.
Metrics Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
Summary
Dam length 450 feet
Structural height 35 feet
Hydraulic height 32 feet
Max discharge 330 cubic feet per second
Max storage 123 acre feet
Normal storage 105 acre feet
Surface area 7 acres
450 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
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.

32 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.

330 cubic feet per second
Max discharge

Number of cubic feet per second the spillway is capable of discharging when the reservoir is at its maximum designed water surface elevation.

123 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.

105 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.

7 acres
Surface area

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

Safety Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
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.

4/11/2002
Most recent inspection date

About Share
Link
Link copied!
Distance to nearest town (miles) 15
Latitude 36
Longitude -78
NID ID (National ID) NC00847

More Dams

See all...
Pony Creek Watershed Site 24 Dam
Dams: Pony Creek Watershed Site 24 Dam 418.0 40.0 204.0
Harling Lake Dam
Dams: Harling Lake Dam 540.0 22.0 175.0
Ksnoname 4448 Dam
Dams: Ksnoname 4448 Dam 1310.0 27.0 152.8
Brown Lake Dam
Dams: Brown Lake Dam 31.0 83.0
Ksnoname 1643 Dam
Dams: Ksnoname 1643 Dam 830.0 19.0 119.0
Ksnoname 1235 Dam
Dams: Ksnoname 1235 Dam 425.0 22.0 65.0
Park Road Lake Dam
Dams: Park Road Lake Dam 250.0 80.0
Lake Lenape Dam
Dams: Lake Lenape Dam 440.0 27.0 964.0 1096.0
Orwell-Danube West Tailings Basin Dam
Dams: Orwell-Danube West Tailings Basin Dam 5200.0 40.0 150.0 2252.0
Stickle Pond Dam
Dams: Stickle Pond Dam 30.0 17.0

Other Dams

See all...
Dunbar Cattle Lake Dam
Dams: Dunbar Cattle Lake Dam 1100.0 12.0 125.0
Nanticoke Creek Site 13 Dam
Dams: Nanticoke Creek Site 13 Dam 700.0 57.0 12600.0 1395.0
Sluggett #1 Dam
Dams: Sluggett #1 Dam 600.0 14.0 724.0
Glade Creek Dam No. 2
Dams: Glade Creek Dam No. 2 740.0 61.0 1880.0
Harper Sibley Pond Dam
Dams: Harper Sibley Pond Dam 388.0 27.0 330.0 46.0
Scs-Bitter Creek Site-06 Dam
Dams: Scs-Bitter Creek Site-06 Dam 910.0 31.0 820.0 524.0
Noonday Creek WS STR # 15 Dam
Dams: Noonday Creek WS STR # 15 Dam 397.0 34.0 219.0
Rotch and Cassidy Dam
Dams: Rotch and Cassidy Dam 330.0 1553.0 120.0
Scales Lake Dam
Dams: Scales Lake Dam 400.0 31.0 134.0
Ksnoname 62 Dam
Dams: Ksnoname 62 Dam 15.0 55.0

All of US National Dams

See all...

Similar Dams to Lake Hughes Dam

See all...
Harry Hughes Lake Dam
Dams: Harry Hughes Lake Dam 1800.0 44.0 4334.0 627.0
Lake Hughes Dam
Dams: Lake Hughes Dam 450.0 330.0 123.0
Travis Hughes Lake Dam
Dams: Travis Hughes Lake Dam 20.0 160.0
Hughes Lake MS00196 Dam
Dams: Hughes Lake MS00196 Dam 15.0 120.0
Hughes Lake Dam
Dams: Hughes Lake Dam 18.0 96.0
Hughes Lake MS00515 Dam
Dams: Hughes Lake MS00515 Dam 12.0 80.0
W. A. Hughes Lake Dam
Dams: W. A. Hughes Lake Dam
Hughes Lake Dam
Dams: Hughes Lake Dam 30.0 48.0
Hughes Lake Dam
Dams: Hughes Lake Dam 20.0 700.0
W. M. Hughs Lake Dam
Dams: W. M. Hughs Lake Dam 14.0 105.0