Upper Cove Run Dam Site #27

The Upper Cove Dam #27 was completed in 1998. According to the local NRCS representative, it cost taxpayers approximately $8 million dollars and took approx. 83 acres of land. The Upper Cove dam has a drainage area of 2,400 acres, only 2% of the Lost River drainage area. The dam is located just east of Mathias, WV.

The Gannett-Fleming Construction Company detailed their project work of the Upper Cove Run dam site #27. 


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