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Kitzmiller, West Virginia
Public utility owned
Built in 1964

MT. Storm Lake Dam is built on the Stony River and is located in Kitzmiller, West Virginia. It was built in 1964 .

The dam is owned by the public utility, Virginia Electric & Power Company.

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MT. Storm Lake Dam
Kitzmiller, West Virginia, U.S.
Dam type
Other
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Virginia Electric & Power Company
Owner
Public utility

MT. Storm Lake Dam is owned by the public utility, Virginia Electric & Power Company.

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1964
Completed
Stony River
River built on
MT. Storm Lake Dam was built in 1964.
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Summary
Dam length 1,793 feet
Dam height 153 feet
Hydraulic height 151 feet
Max storage 54,000 acre feet
Normal storage 44,000 acre feet
Surface area 1,100 acres
Drainage area 31 square miles
1,793 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.

153 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.

151 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.

54,000 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.

44,000 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.

1,100 acres
Surface area

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

31 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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High
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.

10/7/2016
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 2 years.

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 22
Latitude 39
Longitude -79
NID ID (National ID) WV02301

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