Tuscumbia WS STR 39 Dam is an earth dam located in Rienzi, Mississippi. It was built in 1973 for the purpose of flood control.
The dam is owned by the local government.
Tuscumbia WS STR 39 Dam is owned by the local government.
|Dam height||28 feet|
|Max storage||4,204 acre feet|
|Drainage area||5 square miles|
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.
Maximum storage is defined as the total storage space in a reservoir below the maximum attainable water surface elevation, including any surcharge storage.
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.
Dams assigned the high hazard potential classification are those where failure or mis-operation will probably cause loss of human life.
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.
Inspections are every 5 years.
|NID ID (National ID)||MS00842|