Cheatham Dam (Cheatham Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Cheatham Dam
Other Name: CHEATHAM LAKE
Former Name: NONE
NID ID: TN02101
Longitude: -87.32333
Latitude: 36.2249
County: DAVIDSON
River: CUMBERLAND RIVER
State: TN
Nearest City: CLARKSVILLE
Distance: 21.00 miles
Owner Name: CELRN
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CELRN
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Gravity
Core: Concrete (Type)
Foundation: R
Purposes: Hydroelectric
Year Completed: 1954
Dam Length: 981 feet
Structural Height: 75 feet
Hydraulic Height: 31 feet
Maximum Discharge: 93000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 104000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 84200 acre-feet
Surface Area: 7450 acres
Drainage Area: 14160 square miles
Hazard Potential: Significant
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2009-04-15
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
State Regulating Agency: NONE
Spillway Type: Controlled
Spillway Width: 420 feet
Volume of Dam: 286070 cubic yards
Number of Locks: 1
Length of Locks: 800 feet
Lock Width: 110 feet
Federal Funding Agency: CHEATHAM 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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