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Mississippi
Recreation
Privately owned
Built in 1953

Woodland Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the Lake Cormorant Bayou River and is located in Mississippi. It was built in 1953 and modified in 1998, 2007 for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by Woodland Lake Improvment Assocation Inc.

Location
Woodland Lake Dam
Mississippi, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Woodland Lake Improvment Assocation Inc.
Owner
Private

Woodland Lake Dam is privately owned by Woodland Lake Improvment Assocation Inc..

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1953
Completed
1998, 2007
Modified
Lake Cormorant Bayou River
River built on
Woodland Lake Dam was built in 1953 and modified in 1998, 2007.
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Summary
Dam length 650 feet
Dam height 30 feet
Hydraulic height 25 feet
Max discharge 7,652 cubic feet per second
Max storage 2,160 acre feet
Normal storage 1,223 acre feet
Surface area 105 acres
Drainage area 1 square miles
650 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.

30 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.

25 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.

7,652 cubic feet per second
Max discharge

Number of cubic feet per second the spillway is capable of discharging when the reservoir is at its maximum designed water surface elevation.

2,160 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.

1,223 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.

105 acres
Surface area

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

1 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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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.

6/28/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Latitude 34
Longitude -90
NID ID (National ID) MS01573
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