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PETENWELL DAM (Petenwell Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: PETENWELL
State/Federal ID: 01984-02-01
NID ID: WI00740
Longitude: -90.02
Latitude: 44.05
Map Section: SC 4, T18N,R4E
County: ADAMS
River: WISCONSIN
State: WI
Nearest City: WISCONSIN DELLS
Distance: 34.00 miles
Own_name Name: WISCONSIN RIVER POWER CO
Owner Type: PUBLIC UTILITY
Dam Designer: HARZA ENGINEERING COMPANY
Private Dam? NO
Dam Type: Gravity
Earth
Concrete
Core: Homogeneous Dam (Position)
Earth (Type)
Known (Certainty)
Foundation: SK
Purposes: Hydroelectric
Flood Control and Storm Water Mgmt
Recreation
Year Completed: 1949
Dam Length: 41900.00 feet
Dam Height: 46.00 feet
Maximum Discharge: 200000 cu ft/sec
Normal Storage: 495000 acre-feet
Surface Area: 25180 acres
Drainage Area: 5860 square miles
Hazard Potential: HIGH
Emergency Action Plan? YES
Inspection Date: 5/14/1997
Inspection Frequency: 1.00
State Regulated Dam? NO
Spillway Type: CONTROLLED
Spillway Width: 480.00 feet
Outlet Gates: T16
Federal Regulatory Agency: Department of Energy;
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Federal Inspection Agency: Department of Energy;
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Source Agency: Department of Energy;
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

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