Deep Creek Dam (Deep Creek Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Deep Creek Dam
Former Name: DEEP CREEK LAKE
NID ID: MD00004
Longitude: -79.39167
Latitude: 39.50917
County: GARRETT
River: DEEP CREEK
State: MD
Nearest City: FRIENDSVILLE
Distance: 13 miles
Owner Name: BROOKFIELD POWER PRODUCTION CENTER
Owner Type: Private
Dam Designer: CHARLES B. HAWLEY & CO.
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Gravity
Core: Core (Position)
Concrete (Type)
Known (Certainty)
Foundation: RK
Purposes: Hydroelectric
Year Completed: 1925
Year Modified/Mod Type: 1993,O
Dam Length: 1300 feet
Dam Height: 85 feet
Maximum Discharge: 65570 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 145000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 93000 acre-feet
Surface Area: 4500 acres
Drainage Area: 64.7 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2011-11-08
Inspection Frequency: 1
State Regulated Dam? Yes
State Regulating Agency: MD Dam Safety
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 712 feet
Outlet Gates: Slide Gate
Volume of Dam: 750000 cubic yards
Source Agency:

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