US Army Corps of Engineers
Nashville District

Pertinent Data

Pertinent Data

 

DAM

 

Type

Rockfill

Dimensions:

 

   Maximum height, feet

282

   Length, feet

1420

Elevations (above mean sea level):

 

   Top of dam, roadway

1036

   Spillway crest

1018.5

 

 

HYDROPOWER

 

Installation

1 unit

Generator Rating, kilowatts

74,000

Estimated energy output, average yearly, kilowatt-hours

67,000,000



 

RESERVOIR

 

Drainage area, square miles:

282

Length of pool at Elev. 1018.5 River miles:

19.2

Length of shoreline, pool at Elev. 1018.5, miles:

206

Area, acres:

 

   Maximum of flood-control pool (Elev. 1025.60)

6,650

   Maximum power pool (Elev. 1018.50)

6,060

   Average recreation pool (Elev. 1012.0)

5,600

Storage capacities, acre-feet:

 

   Power drawdown (Elev. 1018.5 to 982.0)

185,000

   Permanent pool (below Elev. 982.0

250,600

   Total (below Elev. 504.5)

435,600