Grenada Dam (Grenada Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Grenada Dam
Other Name: GRENADA LAKE
NID ID: MS01494
Longitude: -89.77167
Latitude: 33.80833
County: GRENADA
River: YALOBUSHA RIVER
State: MS
Nearest City: GRENADA, MS
Distance: 2.00 miles
Owner Name: CEMVK
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CEMVK
Private Dam? NO
Dam Type: Earth
Core: Core (Position)
Foundation: S
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1954
Dam Length: 13900 feet
Structural Height: 103 feet
Hydraulic Height: 97 feet
Maximum Discharge: 52000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 2722100 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 85700 acre-feet
Surface Area: 9800 acres
Drainage Area: 1320 square miles
Hazard Potential: HIGH
Emergency Action Plan? YES
Inspection Date: 2010-08-10
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? YES
State Regulating Agency: MS Dept. of Environmental Quality
Spillway Type: UNCONTROLLED
Spillway Width: 200 feet
Outlet Gates: Roller, Vertical Lift
Volume of Dam: 9600000 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: GRENADA LAKE
Federal Design Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Construction Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Regulatory Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Inspection Agency: CE
Federal Operating Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Owner (Agency): Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Other Federal Agencies: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Source Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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