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.
Minerich Dam is privately owned by Robert Minerich.
|Dam height||27 feet|
|Structural height||27 feet|
|Hydraulic height||27 feet|
|Max storage||190 acre feet|
|Surface area||16 acres|
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.
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.
Maximum storage is defined as the total storage space in a reservoir below the maximum attainable water surface elevation, including any surcharge storage.
Surface area, in acres, of the impoundment at its normal retention level.
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 ownerâs property.
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.
Inspections are every 5 years.
|Also known as||Minerich Lake|
|NID ID (National ID)||KY01178|