Rowland Lake Dam Lower is an earth dam built on the South Fork River and is located in Spencer Mountain, North Carolina. It was built for the purpose of recreation.
The dam is privately owned by Glenn Rowland. It is also known as Ray Durham Lower Dam.
Rowland Lake Dam Lower is privately owned by Glenn Rowland.
|Structural height||26 feet|
|Hydraulic height||20 feet|
|Max storage||70 acre feet|
|Surface area||6 acres|
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 owner’s 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.
|Also known as||Ray Durham Lower Dam|
|Distance to nearest town (miles)||4|
|NID ID (National ID)||NC01675|