Norfork Dam (Norfork Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Norfork
Other Name: NORFORK LAKE
NID ID: AR00159
Longitude: -92.2399
Latitude: 36.25
County: BAXTER
River: NORTH FORK OF THE WHITE
State: AR
Nearest City: NORFORK
Distance: 3.00 miles
Owner Name: CESWL
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CESWL
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Concrete
Core: Concrete (Type)
Foundation: R
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1944
Dam Length: 2624 feet
Dam Height: 216 feet
Structural Height: 248 feet
Hydraulic Height: 206 feet
Maximum Discharge: 331000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 1983000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 31000 acre-feet
Surface Area: 22000 acres
Drainage Area: 1806 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
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: 480 feet
Volume of Dam: 1500000 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: NORFORK 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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