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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Federal ownership
Built in 1964

Price Lake Dam at C.P. Mi.296.7 is an earth dam built on the Boone Fork Creek River and is located in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. It was built in 1964 and modified in 1991 .

The dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the Doi NPS.

Location
Price Lake Dam at C.P. Mi.296.7
Blowing Rock, North Carolina, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Doi NPS
Owner
Federal

Price Lake Dam at C.P. Mi.296.7 is under federal ownership and is owned by the Doi NPS.

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1964
Completed
1991
Modified
Boone Fork Creek River
River built on
Price Lake Dam at C.P. Mi.296.7 was built in 1964 and modified in 1991.
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Summary
Dam length 400 feet
Dam height 36 feet
Max storage 550 acre feet
Normal storage 360 acre feet
400 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.

36 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.

550 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.

360 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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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.

2/17/2005
Most recent inspection date

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Distance to nearest town (miles) 3
Latitude 36
Longitude -81
NID ID (National ID) NC00254

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