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Rome, Tennessee
Flood Control
Local government owned
Built in 1989

Mcnairycypress Creek #4 Dam is an earth dam built on the Ramer Branch River and is located in Rome, Tennessee. It was built in 1989 for the purpose of flood control.

The dam is owned by the local government. It is also known as Mcnairy Cypress Creek W/S Dam 13.

Location
Mcnairycypress Creek #4 Dam
Rome, Tennessee, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Flood control
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Mcnairy County
Owner
Local government

Mcnairycypress Creek #4 Dam is owned by the local government.

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1989
Completed
USDA NRCS and Neel-Schaffer,Inc
Dam designer
Ramer Branch River
River built on
Mcnairycypress Creek #4 Dam was built in 1989.
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Summary
Dam length 570 feet
Structural height 24 feet
Hydraulic height 10 feet
Max storage 987 acre feet
Normal storage 91 acre feet
Surface area 26 acres
Drainage area 2 square miles
570 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.

24 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.

10 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.

987 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.

91 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.

26 acres
Surface area

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

2 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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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.

Not required
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.

1/31/2018
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 3 years.

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Also known as Mcnairy Cypress Creek W/S Dam 13
Former name 0
Latitude 35
Longitude -88
NID ID (National ID) TN10916

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