Mitchell Dam (Mitchell Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Mitchell
Other Name: MITCHELL LAKE (RES)
NID ID: AL01424
Longitude: -86.44666
Latitude: 32.805
Map Section: S15 T21N R16E
County: CHILTON, COOSA
River: COOSA RIVER
State: AL
Nearest City: WETUMPKA
Distance: 25.00 miles
Owner Name: ALABAMA POWER COMPANY
Owner Type: Public Utility
Dam Designer: ALABAMA POWER COMPANY
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Gravity
Core: Homogeneous Dam (Position)
Concrete (Type)
Known (Certainty)
Foundation: RK
Purposes: Hydroelectric
Year Completed: 1923
Year Modified/Mod Type: 1985S
Dam Length: 1264 feet
Dam Height: 106 feet
Structural Height: 106 feet
Hydraulic Height: 60 feet
Maximum Discharge: 510000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 172000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 172000 acre-feet
Surface Area: 5850 acres
Drainage Area: 9827 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2012-09-25
Inspection Frequency: 1
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Controlled
Spillway Width: 964 feet
Outlet Gates: T26;
Volume of Dam: 340500 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: MITCHELL LAKE (RES)
Federal Regulatory Agency:
Federal Inspection Agency:
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