GEORGE H SPARKS RESERVOIR DAM #1 - GA01148-3326
Incident ID GA01148-3326
Dam Name GEORGE H SPARKS RESERVOIR DAM #1
Downstream Hazard Potential L
State GA
Incident Date 01/01/2015
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Hydrologic/flooding
Incident Mechanism 1 Spillway Chute Failure
Incident Mechanism 2
Incident Mechanism 3
Incident Description Significant damage to concrete spillway as result of heavy rain event
Named Hydrologic Event
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Information Sources GA-SAFE DAMS PROGRAM
Owner Type L
Dam Type ER
Primary Purpose(s) R
EAP NR
Year Completed 1962
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 40 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 4685 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 222 acres
River Name UNKNOWN
Latitude 33.7583
Longitude -84.6292
Regulatory Agency(ies) GA-SAFE DAMS PROGRAM
NID Number GA01148
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