Rising Sun Lake, northcentral New Jersey
Rising Sun Lake is created by Assunpink #18 Dam on Assunpink Creek in Monmouth County, New Jersey and is used for flood control, recreation and fish and wildlife protection purposes. Construction was completed in 1971. At normal levels it has a surface area of 38 acres. It is owned by Division Of Fish and Wildlife.
Assunpink #18 Dam, also known as Rising Sun Lake is of earthen construction, a gravity dam. The core is earth. The foundation is soil. Its height is 38 feet with a length of 1400 feet. Maximum discharge is 1350 cubic feet per second. Its capacity is 730 acre feet. Normal storage is 346 acre feet. It drains an area of 1.2 square miles.
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