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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Recreation
State owned
Built in 1957

Lake Sehoy (Usm Campus Lake) Dam is an earth dam built on the Unt of Mixon Creek River and is located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It was built in 1957 and modified in 2012 for the purpose of recreation.

The state-owned dam is owned by the Univ. of Southern Mississippi.

Location
Lake Sehoy (Usm Campus Lake) Dam
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Univ. of Southern Mississippi
Owner
State

The state-owned dam is owned by the Univ. of Southern Mississippi.

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1957
Completed
2012
Modified
Unknown
Dam designer
Unt of Mixon Creek River
River built on
Lake Sehoy (Usm Campus Lake) Dam was built in 1957 and modified in 2012.
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Summary
Dam length 625 feet
Dam height 22 feet
Structural height 22 feet
Hydraulic height 20 feet
Max storage 395 acre feet
Normal storage 179 acre feet
Surface area 18 acres
Drainage area 0 square miles
625 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.

22 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.

22 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.

20 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.

395 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.

179 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.

18 acres
Surface area

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

0 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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High
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.

3/6/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Latitude 31
Longitude -89
NID ID (National ID) MS02473

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