Bluestone Dam (Bluestone Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Bluestone Dam
Other Name: BLUESTONE LAKE
Former Name: NONE
NID ID: WV08902
Longitude: -80.88667
Latitude: 37.6399
Map Section: N/A
County: SUMMERS
River: NEW RIVER
State: WV
Nearest City: HINTON WEST VIRGINIA
Distance: 2.00 miles
Owner Name: CELRH
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CELRH
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Gravity
Core: Homogeneous Dam (Position)
Foundation: R
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1947
Dam Length: 2048 feet
Structural Height: 165 feet
Hydraulic Height: 152 feet
Maximum Discharge: 430000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 631000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 38350 acre-feet
Surface Area: 2040 acres
Drainage Area: 4565 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2009-10-19
Inspection Frequency: 10
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Controlled
Spillway Width: 630 feet
Volume of Dam: 1026000 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: BLUESTONE 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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