Petenwell Dam (Petenwell Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Petenwell
NID ID: WI00740
Longitude: -89.02
Latitude: 44.05667
Map Section: SC 4, T18N,R4E
County: ADAMS
River: WISCONSIN RIVER
State: WI
Nearest City: WISCONSIN DELLS
Distance: 34.00 miles
Owner Name: WISCONSIN RIVER POWER COMPANY
Owner Type: Public Utility
Dam Designer: HARZA ENGINEERING COMPANY
Private Dam? NO
Core: Homogeneous Dam (Position)
Earth (Type)
Known (Certainty)
Foundation: SK
Purposes: Hydroelectric
Year Completed: 1949
Dam Length: 41900 feet
Dam Height: 46 feet
Structural Height: 50 feet
Hydraulic Height: 50 feet
Maximum Discharge: 289000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 530000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 495000 acre-feet
Surface Area: 23180 acres
Drainage Area: 5860 square miles
Hazard Potential: HIGH
Emergency Action Plan? YES
Inspection Date: 2012-07-10
Inspection Frequency: 1
State Regulated Dam? NO
Spillway Type: CONTROLLED
Spillway Width: 480 feet
Outlet Gates: T16;
Federal Regulatory Agency:
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