How reliable are these Cumberland County dams?

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Certain dams are being watched closely by the state.

The I-Team spent Thursday evening looking at the dams that are being watched closely.

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality monitors more than 3,000 dams in our state.

Cumberland County is watching four dams in particular.

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The Long Valley Farm Dam at Carvers Creek Park in Spring Lake was breached Thursday according to the NCDEQ website. The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources owns that dam.

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It was built way back in 1750 and it's listed as being in fair condition.

The Arran Lake Dam is being monitored for high water. It is off Bunce Road and is owned by the city of Fayetteville.

It was built in 1958 and is listed as being in poor condition.

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The Rhodes Pond Dam in the northern part of the county saw floodwaters over the top of the dam Thursday.

The North Carolina Wildlife Commission owns this dam.

It was built in 1770 and is listed as unsatisfactory.

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Meteorologist Steve Stewart lists three factors that can determine whether a dam will be breached.



And the Lake Upchurch Dam in Hope Mills is being watched for high water.

Lake Upchurch Power Inc. owns it. It was built in 1914 and is listed as fair.

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