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Louisville, Illinois
Recreation
Privately owned
Built in 1965

Roberts Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the Fulfer Creek-Offstream River and is located in Louisville, Illinois. It was built in 1965 for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by Glenn Ernst. It is also known as Roberts Lake.

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Roberts Lake Dam
Louisville, Illinois, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Glenn Ernst
Owner
Private

Roberts Lake Dam is privately owned by Glenn Ernst.

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1965
Completed
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
Fulfer Creek-Offstream River
River built on
Roberts Lake Dam was built in 1965.
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Summary
Dam length 1,010 feet
Dam height 22 feet
Max storage 63 acre feet
Normal storage 48 acre feet
1,010 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.

22 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.

63 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.

48 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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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.

No 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.

7/24/2015
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Also known as Roberts Lake
Latitude 38
Longitude -88
NID ID (National ID) IL00609

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