Accession Number:

ADA101286

Title:

National Dam Inspection Program. Starlight Lake Dam (NDI ID Number PA-00094, DER ID Number 64-35) Delaware River Basin, Branch of Shehawken Creek, Wayne County, Pennsylvania. Phase I Inspection Report,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GEO-TECHNICAL SERVICES INC HARRISBURG PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

68.0

Abstract:

Starlight Lake Dam is located on an unnamed tributary of Shehawken Creek in Buckingham Township, Wayne County, 0.2 mile north west of Starlight, Pennsylvania. The original purpose of the impounded water was for ice harvesting and recreation. Presently, the lake is being used for recreation. The overall appearance of the dam is poor. Locations of observed deficiencies are shown on the General Plan. The profile and typical sections of the dam are presented and are based on field survey made on the days of inspection. The survey datum for this inspection is elevation 1355 feet above mean sea level for the normal water surface of the lake at the top of the spillway flashboard. On the inspection date 12111980, the lake level was approximately at elevation 1355.5 or 0.5 foot above the spillway flashboard. Deficiencies observed during the field inspection are described, visible features are depicted in photographs.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE