Wolf Creek Dam (Lake Cumberland)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Wolf Creek
Other Name: LAKE CUMBERLAND
Former Name: NONE
NID ID: KY03010
Longitude: -85.1449
Latitude: 36.87167
County: RUSSELL
River: CUMBERLAND
State: KY
Nearest City: BURKESVILLE
Distance: 34.00 miles
Owner Name: CELRN
Owner Type: Federal
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Earth
Core: Core (Position)
Foundation: R
Purposes: Hydroelectric
Year Completed: 1951
Dam Length: 5736 feet
Structural Height: 258 feet
Hydraulic Height: 233 feet
Maximum Discharge: 553000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 6089000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 2142000 acre-feet
Surface Area: 50250 acres
Drainage Area: 5789 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2009-10-24
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Controlled
Spillway Width: 500 feet
Volume of Dam: 11396500 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: LAKE CUMBERLAND
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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