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HOWELL HEFLIN LOCK AND DAM DAM (Gainesville Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: HOWELL HEFLIN LOCK AND DAM
Other Name: GAINESVILLE LAKE
Former Name: GAINESVILLE
State/Federal ID: 18070
NID ID: AL01980
Longitude: -88.16
Latitude: 32.83
County: GREENE
River: TOMBIGBEE
State: AL
Nearest City: GAINESVILLE, AL.
Distance: 4.00 miles
Own_name Name: CESAM
Owner Type: FEDERAL
Private Dam? NO
Dam Type: Earth
Gravity
Purposes: Navigation
Year Completed: 1977
Dam Length: 816.00 feet
Maximum Discharge: 225000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 58000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 45290 acre-feet
Surface Area: 6400 acres
Drainage Area: 7212 square miles
Hazard Potential: HIGH
Emergency Action Plan? YES
Inspection Date: 10/18/1995
State Regulated Dam? NO
Spillway Type: CONTROLLED
Spillway Width: 523.00 feet
Number of Locks: 1
Length of Locks: 600.00 feet
Lock Width: 110.00 feet
Federal Funding Agency:
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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