Tims Ford Dam (Tims Ford Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Tims Ford
Other Name: TIMS FORD LAKE
NID ID: TN05102
Longitude: -86.278
Latitude: 25.202
County: FRANKLIN
River: ELK RIVER
State: TN
Nearest City: Fayetteville
Distance: 43.00 miles
Owner Name: TVA
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: TVA
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Earth
Foundation: RSK
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1970
Dam Length: 1580 feet
Structural Height: 175 feet
Hydraulic Height: 155 feet
Maximum Discharge: 122000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 666288 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 529461 acre-feet
Surface Area: 10500 acres
Drainage Area: 529 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2009-04-30
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
State Regulating Agency: NONE
Spillway Type: Controlled
Spillway Width: 144 feet
Outlet Gates: T
Volume of Dam: 2305800 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: TIMS FORD 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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