Melton Hill Dam (Melton Hill Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Melton Hill
Other Name: MELTON HILL LAKE
NID ID: TN10502
Longitude: -84.3
Latitude: 35.885
County: LOUDON; ROANE
River: CLINCH RIVER
State: TN
Nearest City: Kingston
Distance: 21.00 miles
Owner Name: TVA
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: TVA
Private Dam? No
Core: Homogeneous Dam (Position)
Concrete (Type)
Known (Certainty)
Foundation: RK
Purposes: Hydroelectric
Year Completed: 1963
Year Modified/Mod Type: 1988O
Dam Length: 1020 feet
Structural Height: 103 feet
Hydraulic Height: 69 feet
Maximum Discharge: 121000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 150708 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 105099 acre-feet
Surface Area: 5690 acres
Drainage Area: 3343 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2011-03-10
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
State Regulating Agency: NONE
Spillway Type: Controlled
Spillway Width: 120 feet
Outlet Gates: T
Volume of Dam: 246800 cubic yards
Number of Locks: 1
Length of Locks: 400 feet
Lock Width: 75 feet
Federal Funding Agency: MELTON HILL LAKE
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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