Paintsville Dam (Paintsville Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Paintsville Dam
Other Name: PAINTSVILLE LAKE
Former Name: NONE
NID ID: KY82202
Longitude: -82.87
Latitude: 37.83667
County: JOHNSON
River: PAINT CREEK
State: KY
Nearest City: PAINTSVILLE, KY.
Distance: 4 miles
Owner Name: CELRH
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CELRH
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Rockfill
Core: Core (Position)
Foundation: R
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1980
Dam Length: 1600 feet
Structural Height: 160 feet
Hydraulic Height: 134 feet
Maximum Discharge: 48000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 73500 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 40700 acre-feet
Surface Area: 1139 acres
Drainage Area: 93 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2010-10-06
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 180 feet
Federal Funding Agency: PAINTSVILLE 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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