Dam Name : Watauga
NPDP ID : TN01903

NPDP IDTN01903
Dam NameWatauga
Other Dam NameWatauga Lake
Year of Completion1948
State ID 
Is in NIDYes
Is in OperationYes
Longitude-82.12
Latitude35.33
StateTN
CountyCarter
Town Section 
RiverWatauga River
Owner NameTva
Owner TypeFederal
Dam TypesRockfill Earth
NID CoreEarth;
Crest Length925
Dam NID Height331
Structral Height331
Hydraulic Height303
Dam Volume3578200
NID TypeSoil
Max Storage Capacity677000
Normal Storage Capacity324000
NID Storage Capacity677000
Surface Area4690
Drainage Area468
Primary PurposeFlood Control and Storm Water Management
Secondary PurposeHydroelectric
Hazard ClassificationHigh
EAPYes
Is State RegulatedNo
State Regulatory Agency 
Federal Regulatory AgencyNONE