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Virginia
Privately owned
Built in 1971

Overbys Dam is an earth dam built on the Tr-Buffalo Creek River and is located in Virginia. It was built in 1971 .

The dam is privately owned by Christine G. Overbey.

Location
Overbys Dam
Virginia, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Christine G. Overbey
Owner
Private

Overbys Dam is privately owned by Christine G. Overbey.

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1971
Completed
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
Tr-Buffalo Creek River
River built on
Overbys Dam was built in 1971.
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Summary
Dam height 27 feet
Structural height 27 feet
Hydraulic height 27 feet
Max storage 64 acre feet
Normal storage 32 acre feet
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.

64 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.

32 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.

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Undetermined
Downstream potential hazard

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.

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Latitude 36
Longitude -78
NID ID (National ID) VA117015

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