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Harrods Creek, Kentucky
Recreation
Privately owned
Built in 1922

Sleepy Hollow Lake Dam is a gravity dam built on the South Fork Harrods Creek River and is located in Harrods Creek, Kentucky. It was built in 1922 for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by Sleepy Hollow Inc. It is also known as Sleepy Hollow Lake.

Location
Sleepy Hollow Lake Dam
Harrods Creek, Kentucky, U.S.
Dam type
Gravity
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Sleepy Hollow Inc
Owner
Private

Sleepy Hollow Lake Dam is privately owned by Sleepy Hollow Inc.

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1922
Completed
Unknown
Dam designer
South Fork Harrods Creek River
River built on
Sleepy Hollow Lake Dam was built in 1922.
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Summary
Dam length 240 feet
Dam height 23 feet
Structural height 23 feet
Hydraulic height 23 feet
Max storage 79 acre feet
Normal storage 70 acre feet
Surface area 9 acres
Drainage area 16 square miles
240 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.

23 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.

23 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.

23 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.

79 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.

70 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.

9 acres
Surface area

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

16 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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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.

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.

9/1/2016
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Also known as Sleepy Hollow Lake
Distance to nearest town (miles) 7
Latitude 38
Longitude -85
NID ID (National ID) KY00715

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