Mays Dam is an earth dam built on the Sneads Run River and is located in Virginia. It was built for the purpose of recreation.
The dam is privately owned by K. Elwood , Samuel L. & J. Jerry Mays.
Mays Dam is privately owned by K. Elwood , Samuel L. & J. Jerry Mays.
|Dam length||300 feet|
|Dam height||24 feet|
|Structural height||24 feet|
|Hydraulic height||24 feet|
|Max storage||168 acre feet|
|Normal storage||103 acre feet|
|Surface area||11 acres|
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.
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.
Surface area, in acres, of the impoundment at its normal retention level.
|Distance to nearest town (miles)||1|
|NID ID (National ID)||VA009009|