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Baldwinsville, New York
State owned
Built in 1908

Lock 24 Dam Erie Canal is a masonry dam built on the Seneca River and is located in Baldwinsville, New York. It was built in 1908 .

The state-owned dam is owned by the NYS Canal Corp - Water Management, Nys Canal Corp - Office of Operations & Maintenance, Nys Canal Corp - Syracuse Division. It is also known as Baldwinsville.

Location
Lock 24 Dam Erie Canal
Baldwinsville, New York, U.S.
Dam type
Masonry
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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NYS Canal Corp - Water Management, Nys Canal Corp - Office of Operations & Maintenance, Nys Canal Corp - Syracuse Division
Owner
State

The state-owned dam is owned by the NYS Canal Corp - Water Management, Nys Canal Corp - Office of Operations & Maintenance, Nys Canal Corp - Syracuse Division.

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1908
Completed
Seneca River
River built on
Lock 24 Dam Erie Canal was built in 1908.
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Summary
Dam length 325 feet
Dam height 21 feet
Max discharge 23,274 cubic feet per second
Max storage 35,000 acre feet
Normal storage 34,100 acre feet
Surface area 313 acres
Drainage area 3,266 square miles
325 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.

21 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.

23,274 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.

35,000 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.

34,100 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.

313 acres
Surface area

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

3,266 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.

7/10/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 2 years.

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Also known as Baldwinsville
Latitude 43
Longitude -76
NID ID (National ID) NY00792

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