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CHEROKEE COUNTRY CLUB LAKE DAM # 2 MIDDLE LAKE - GA03845-3346

Incident ID GA03845-3346
Dam Name CHEROKEE COUNTRY CLUB LAKE DAM # 2 MIDDLE LAKE
Downstream Hazard Potential H
State GA
Incident Date 04/19/2019
Incident Type Non-failure
Incident Driver Hydrologic/flooding
Incident Mechanism 1 Sinkhole
Incident Mechanism 2 Insufficient Spillway Capacity
Incident Mechanism 3 Spillway Pipe Failure
Incident Description Amid rampant rains, two sinkholes formed above spillway alignment on downstream slope.
Named Hydrologic Event
EAP Enacted (Y/N) due to Incident Yes
Fatalities (Number)
Number of People Evacuated Unknown
Number of Habitable Structures Evacuated Unknown
Number of Habitable Structures Flooded Unknown
Other Infrastructure Impacts None
Economic Damages (in $) Unknown
Volume released at failure (ac-ft)
Response Program required lake lowered 2' below NP and affected area taped off. 3" pumps were employed.
Additional Remarks or Updates Temporarily repaired. Permanent repair plans are currently under Program review.
Incident Time
Incident Duration
Incident Report Produced Yes
Information Sources GA Safe Dams Program
Owner Type P
Dam Type RE
Primary Purpose(s) R
EAP Y
Year Completed 1966
Year Modified 0
Dam Height 33 ft
Max Storage (ac-ft) 34 ac-ft
Surface Area (acres) 2 acres
River Name UNKNOWN
Latitude 33.9951
Longitude -84.3639
Regulatory Agency(ies) GA-SAFE DAMS PROGRAM
NID Number GA03845
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