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Virginia
Local government owned
Built in 1963

South River Dam #10A is an earth dam built on the Mills Creek River and is located in Virginia. It was built in 1963 and modified in 2013 .

The dam is owned by the local government. It is also known as Mills Creek.

Location
South River Dam #10A
Virginia, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Augusta County
Owner
Local government

South River Dam #10A is owned by the local government.

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1963
Completed
2013
Modified
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
Mills Creek River
River built on
South River Dam #10A was built in 1963 and modified in 2013.
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Summary
Dam length 715 feet
Dam height 98 feet
Structural height 98 feet
Hydraulic height 98 feet
Max storage 1,235 acre feet
Normal storage 370 acre feet
Surface area 17 acres
715 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.

98 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.

98 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.

98 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.

1,235 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.

370 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.

17 acres
Surface area

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

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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.

1/10/2013
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 1 ear.

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Also known as Mills Creek
Former name 0
Latitude 37
Longitude -79
NID ID (National ID) VA015004

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