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KEOWEE DAM (Lake Keowee)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: KEOWEE
State/Federal ID: 02503-01-01
NID ID: SC00706
Longitude: -82.88
Latitude: 34.79
County: OCONEE
River: KEOWEE
State: SC
Nearest City: CLEMSON, S.C.
Distance: 12.00 miles
Own_name Name: DUKE POWER
Owner Type: PUBLIC UTILITY
Dam Designer: C.T. MAIN
Private Dam? NO
Dam Type: Earth
Core: Homogeneous Dam (Position)
Earth (Type)
Known (Certainty)
Foundation: RSZ
Purposes: Hydroelectric
Water Supply
Recreation
Year Completed: 1971
Dam Length: 3500.00 feet
Dam Height: 170.00 feet
Maximum Discharge: 26000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 955586 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 99586 acre-feet
Surface Area: 18372 acres
Drainage Area: 439 square miles
Hazard Potential: HIGH
Emergency Action Plan? YES
Inspection Date: 5/8/1997
Inspection Frequency: 1.00
State Regulated Dam? NO
Spillway Type: CONTROLLED
Spillway Width: 176.00 feet
Outlet Gates: X
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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