Lake of Egypt Dam (Lake of Egypt)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Lake of Egypt Dam
Other Name: LAKE OF EGYPT
NID ID: IL00015
Longitude: -88.9583
Latitude: 37.625
Map Section: 25;10S;2E;3
County: WILLIAMSON
River: SOUTH FORK SALINE RIVER
State: IL
Nearest City: MARION-OFFSTREAM
Distance: 7 miles
Owner Name: SOUTHERN ILLINOIS POWER COOPERATIVE
Owner Type: Public Utility
Dam Designer: BURNS & MCDONNELL ENGINEERS
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Earth
Purposes: Other
Dam Length: 2850 feet
Dam Height: 55 feet
Maximum Discharge: 40666 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 82942 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 41215 acre-feet
Surface Area: 2265 acres
Drainage Area: 33.3 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2012-06-25
Inspection Frequency: 1
State Regulated Dam? Yes
State Regulating Agency: IDNR
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 200 feet
Outlet Gates: U
Federal Funding Agency: LAKE OF EGYPT
Source Agency:

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