Kentucky/Big Sandy Southwest Creek Levee Dam (Kentucky Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Kentucky/Big Sandy Southwest Creek Levee
NID ID: KY15701
Longitude: -88.26833
Latitude: 37.01333
County: BENTON;HENRY
River: TENNESSEE RIVER
State: TN
Nearest City: Calvert City
Distance: 4.00 miles
Owner Name: TVA
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: TVA
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Earth
Core: Homogeneous Dam (Position)
Earth (Type)
Known (Certainty)
Foundation: SK
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1944
Dam Length: 800 feet
Structural Height: 25 feet
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2012-08-22
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: None
Spillway Width: 0 feet
Outlet Gates: X
Federal Design Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority
Federal Construction Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority
Federal Regulatory Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority
Federal Inspection Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority
Federal Operating Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority
Federal Owner (Agency): Tennessee Valley Authority
Source Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority

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