Geist Reservoir Dam (Geist Reservoir)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Geist Reservoir Dam
NID ID: IN00356
Longitude: -85.9849
Latitude: 39.9075
Map Section: 20 17N 5E
County: MARION
River: FALL CREEK
State: IN
Nearest City: INDIANAPOLIS
Distance: 10 miles
Owner Name: CITIZENS ENERGY GROUP
Owner Type: Public Utility
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Earth
Core: Homogeneous Dam (Position)
Earth (Type)
Known (Certainty)
Purposes: Water Supply
Year Completed: 1944
Dam Length: 1400 feet
Dam Height: 44 feet
Structural Height: 44 feet
Hydraulic Height: 39 feet
Maximum Discharge: 99890 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 60000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 21180 acre-feet
Surface Area: 1687.66 acres
Drainage Area: 215 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? No
Inspection Date: 2012-07-10
Inspection Frequency: 2
State Regulated Dam? Yes
State Regulating Agency: IDNR
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 500 feet
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