Dayton Dam, North American Hydro
Dayton Dam, North American Hydro
Dayton, Illinois
Becher Hoppe performed a state dam safety inspection for the Dayton Dam, owned by North American Hydro in Dayton, Illinois. The Dayton Dam is a hydro-electric dam regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The dam consists of a 600-foot-long run-of-the-river, fixed crest concrete arch Ambersen Dam, 23 feet high and 24 feet wide. A head gate
structure and an 800-foot-long power canal leads to the powerhouse, with a total
electrical generation capability of 3.69 megawatts.