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Kentucky
Recreation
Privately owned
Built in 2001

Minerich Dam is an earth dam located in Kentucky. It was built in 2001 for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by Robert Minerich. It is also known as Minerich Lake.

Location
Minerich Dam
Kentucky, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Robert Minerich
Owner
Private

Minerich Dam is privately owned by Robert Minerich.

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2001
Completed
Howard K. Bell and Assoc., Lexington, Kentucky
Dam designer
Minerich Dam was built in 2001.
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Summary
Dam height 27 feet
Structural height 27 feet
Hydraulic height 27 feet
Max storage 190 acre feet
Surface area 16 acres
27 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.

27 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.

27 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.

190 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.

16 acres
Surface area

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

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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.

2/14/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Also known as Minerich Lake
Latitude 37
Longitude -84
NID ID (National ID) KY01178

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