Superior Falls Dam (Lake Superior)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Superior Falls
NID ID: MI00528
Longitude: -90.4178
Latitude: 46.5651
County: GOGEBIC
River: MONTREAL RIVER
State: MI
Nearest City: NONE
Owner Name: NORTHERN STATES POWER CO
Owner Type: Public Utility
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Gravity
Core: Upstream Facing (Position)
Concrete (Type)
Known (Certainty)
Foundation: RK
Purposes: Hydroelectric
Year Completed: 1917
Dam Length: 240 feet
Dam Height: 28 feet
Maximum Discharge: 14000 cu ft/sec
Normal Storage: 81 acre-feet
Surface Area: 17 acres
Drainage Area: 280 square miles
Hazard Potential: Low
Emergency Action Plan? Not Required By Submitting Agency
Inspection Date: 2012-09-24
Inspection Frequency: 3
State Regulated Dam? No
State Regulating Agency: Michigan DEQ
Spillway Type: Controlled
Spillway Width: 68 feet
Outlet Gates: T3;
Federal Regulatory Agency:
Federal Inspection Agency:
Source Agency:

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