Norris Dam (Norris Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Norris
Other Name: NORRIS LAKE
NID ID: TN01302
Longitude: -84.09167
Latitude: 36.22333
County: CAMPBELL; ANDERSON
River: CLINCH RIVER
State: TN
Nearest City: Clinton
Distance: 20.00 miles
Owner Name: TVA
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: TVA
Private Dam? NO
Core: Known (Certainty)
Foundation: RK
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1936
Dam Length: 1860 feet
Structural Height: 265 feet
Hydraulic Height: 238 feet
Maximum Discharge: 250000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 3363168 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 2040507 acre-feet
Surface Area: 34000 acres
Drainage Area: 2912 square miles
Hazard Potential: HIGH
Emergency Action Plan? YES
Inspection Date: 2009-06-30
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? NO
State Regulating Agency: NONE
Spillway Type: CONTROLLED
Spillway Width: 300 feet
Outlet Gates: D;S
Volume of Dam: 1184000 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: NORRIS 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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