Soo Compensating Works Dam (Lake Superior)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Soo Compensating Works
Other Name: SUPERIOR
NID ID: MI82201
Longitude: -84.35833
Latitude: 46.505
County: CHIPPEWA
River: ST MARY'S
State: MI
Nearest City: SAULT STE MARIE
Distance: 1.00 miles
Owner Name: CELRE WITH CANADA
Owner Type: F
Dam Designer: CELRE
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: PGCN
Core: Homogeneous Dam (Position)
Concrete (Type)
Known (Certainty)
Foundation: RK
Year Completed: 1921
Dam Length: 968 feet
Maximum Discharge: 68000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 9700000000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 9700000000 acre-feet
Surface Area: 20255000 acres
Drainage Area: 181000 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 1995-07-25
Inspection Frequency: 5.00
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Controlled
Spillway Width: 848 feet
Number of Locks: 4
Length of Locks: 1200 feet
Lock Width: 110 feet
Federal Funding Agency: SUPERIOR
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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