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Guntersville DAM (Lake Guntersville)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Guntersville
Other Name: Guntersville Lake
NID ID: AL09501
Longitude: -86.39
Latitude: 34.42
County: Marshall
River: Tennessee River
State: AL
Nearest City: Hobbs Island
Distance: 12.00 miles
Own_name Name: TVA
Owner Type: FEDERAL
Dam Designer: TVA
Private Dam? NO
Dam Type: Concrete
Gravity
Earth
Core: Earth (Type)
Foundation: RS
Purposes: Navigation
Flood Control and Storm Water Mgmt
Hydroelectric
Recreation
Year Completed: 1939
Dam Length: 3979.00 feet
Maximum Discharge: 650000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 1049000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 886000 acre-feet
Surface Area: 62000 acres
Drainage Area: 24450 square miles
Hazard Potential: HIGH
Emergency Action Plan? YES
Inspection Date: 5/28/1998
Inspection Frequency: 5.00
State Regulated Dam? NO
Spillway Type: CONTROLLED
Spillway Width: 720.00 feet
Outlet Gates: Radial Gates
Number of Locks: 2
Length of Locks: 600.00 feet
Lock Width: 110.00 feet
Federal Funding Agency:
Federal Design Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority
Federal Construction Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority
Federal Regulatory Agency:
Federal Inspection Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority
Federal Operating Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority
Federal Owner (Agency): Tennessee Valley Authority
Other Federal Agencies:
Source Agency: Tennessee Valley Authority

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