Peninsular Paper Dam - Ypsilanti, Michigan
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US
N 42° 15.380 W 083° 37.433
17T E 283563 N 4681571
Quick Description: The Peninsular paper Dam was originally used to power the Peninsular Paper Plant at this site.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 3/16/2008 2:04:59 PM
Waymark Code: WM3CTE
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member NFreitas
Views: 51

Long Description:
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"Peninsular Paper Dam is on the Huron River in Washtenaw County, Michigan. Construction was completed in 1867. At normal levels it has a surface area of 66 acres. It is owned by the City Of Ypsilanti.

Peninsular Paper Dam is a gravity dam. Its height is 21 feet with a length of 250 feet. Maximum discharge is 14940 cubic feet per second. Its capacity is 800 acre feet. Normal storage is 370 acre feet. It drains an area of 802 square miles. "
Waterway where the dam is located: Huron River

Main use of the Water Dam: Hydroelectric Power Production

Material used in the structure: embankment

Height of Dam: 21 feet

Date built: 01/01/1867

Fishing Allowed: yes

Motor Sports Allowed: Not Listed

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