Rend Lake Dam (Rend Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Rend Lake Dam
Other Name: REND LAKE
NID ID: IL00117
Longitude: -88.9497
Latitude: 38.0383
County: FRANKLIN
River: BIG MUDDY RIVER
State: IL
Nearest City: ZIEGLER, IL
Distance: 20.00 miles
Owner Name: CEMVS
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CEMVS
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Earth
Core: Homogeneous Dam (Position)
Foundation: R
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1971
Dam Length: 10228 feet
Dam Height: 54 feet
Structural Height: 54 feet
Hydraulic Height: 49 feet
Maximum Discharge: 87250 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 607910 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 184675 acre-feet
Surface Area: 18900 acres
Drainage Area: 488 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2010-04-29
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? Yes
State Regulating Agency: IDNR
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 1235 feet
Outlet Gates: None
Volume of Dam: 2278700 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: REND 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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