Wylie Dam (Lake Wylie)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Wylie
NID ID: SC00685
Longitude: -81.00806
Latitude: 35.02111
County: YORK
River: CATAWBA RIVER
State: SC
Nearest City: FORT MILL, SC
Distance: 3.00 miles
Owner Name: DUKE ENERGY CAROLINAS, LLC
Owner Type: Private
Dam Designer: WATEREE POWER COMPANY
Private Dam? No
Core: Homogeneous Dam (Position)
Concrete (Type)
Known (Certainty)
Foundation: RK
Purposes: Hydroelectric
Year Completed: 1925
Dam Length: 2457 feet
Dam Height: 103 feet
Structural Height: 103 feet
Maximum Discharge: 386364 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 24635 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 246435 acre-feet
Surface Area: 12139 acres
Drainage Area: 3020 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2012-02-15
Inspection Frequency: 1
State Regulated Dam? Yes
State Regulating Agency: SCDHEC
Spillway Type: Controlled
Spillway Width: 791 feet
Outlet Gates: S11;
Federal Regulatory Agency:
Federal Inspection Agency:
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