Saylorville Dam (Saylorville Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Saylorville Dam
Other Name: SAYLORVILLE LAKE
NID ID: IA00017
Longitude: -93.6811
Latitude: 41.7036
Map Section: S30,T80N,R24W,5PM
County: POLK
River: DES MOINES RIVER
State: IA
Nearest City: DES MOINES, IA
Distance: 5.00 miles
Owner Name: CEMVR
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CEMVR
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Gravity
Core: Homogeneous Dam (Position)
Foundation: R
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1975
Dam Length: 6658 feet
Dam Height: 119 feet
Structural Height: 125 feet
Hydraulic Height: 120 feet
Maximum Discharge: 213700 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 641000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 74000 acre-feet
Surface Area: 5520 acres
Drainage Area: 5823 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2008-06-04
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Controlled
Spillway Width: 430 feet
Outlet Gates: Vertical Lift
Volume of Dam: 8400000 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: SAYLORVILLE 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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