North Shore Lake in Raleigh

City-owned Dams

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What We Do

We maintain low- and high-hazard dams that are City-owned. Maintenance and repairs include making sure that dams are functioning properly and that they are in good condition. 


Drinking Water Supply

We also maintain dams for our drinking water supply

  • EM Johnson Water Plant (A, B, and Sludge Lagoons)
  • Neuse River Waste Water Treatment Plant
  • Lake Benson 
  • Lake Wheeler Dam

Stormwater Dams

Excludes Wake County-maintained dams in Raleigh - Crossgate Dam, Lake Crabtree, Haddon Hall Dam, and Shelley Lake.

Alvis Farm Dam Low
Annie Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve Low
Beaman Lake Dam Wake-174 Low
Brockton Drive Dam Wake-386 High
Brookhaven Nature Preserve Dam Low
Carolina Pine Dam Wake-388 High
Cedar Hills Park Dam Low
Durant Nature Preserve Dam ( Lowe Lake) Wake-161 High
Durant Nature Preserve Dam (Upper Lake) Wake-001 Low
Eastgate Park Wake-156 High
Eden Pond Dam Wake-191 High
Horseshoe Farm Dam Wake-361 Low
Lake Johnson Dam Wake-035 High
Laurel Hills Park Dam Wake-363 Low
Laurel Hills Road Dam (Hester Pond) Wake-318 High
Lower Longview Lake - Lower Dam Wake-212 High
Lower Longview Lake - Upper Dam Wake-213 High
Marsh Creek Dam Wake-197 Low
Mt. Herman Road Dam Low
Northshore Lake Dam Wake-175 High
Powell Drive Park Dam Low
Pullen Park Lower Dam Low
Pullen Park Upper Dam Low
Strickland Road Park Dam 1 Low
Strickland Road Park Dam 2 Low



Ben Lingley, PE
Stormwater Controls Measures & Dams Asset Manager

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