Sardis Dam (Sardis Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Sardis Dam
Other Name: SARDIS LAKE
NID ID: MS01493
Longitude: -89.78833
Latitude: 34.4
County: PANOLA
River: LITTLE TALLAHATCHIE RIVER
State: MS
Nearest City: BATESVILLE, MS
Distance: 10.00 miles
Owner Name: CEMVK
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CEMVK
Private Dam? NO
Dam Type: Earth
Core: Core (Position)
Foundation: S
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1940
Dam Length: 15300 feet
Structural Height: 117 feet
Hydraulic Height: 107 feet
Maximum Discharge: 146000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 3016000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 108000 acre-feet
Surface Area: 10700 acres
Drainage Area: 1545 square miles
Hazard Potential: HIGH
Emergency Action Plan? YES
Inspection Date: 2011-10-12
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? YES
State Regulating Agency: MS Dept. of Environmental Quality
Spillway Type: UNCONTROLLED
Spillway Width: 400 feet
Outlet Gates: Roller, Vertical Lift
Volume of Dam: 16450000 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: SARDIS LAKE
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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