Airport Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the Unknown River and is located in Macon, Georgia. It was built in 1974 for the purpose of water supply.
The dam is owned by the local government.
Airport Lake Dam is owned by the local government.
|Dam length||2,000 feet|
|Dam height||13 feet|
|Max storage||285 acre feet|
|Normal storage||138 acre feet|
|Surface area||46 acres|
|Drainage area||65 square miles|
Length of the dam is defined as the length along the top of the dam. This also includes the spillway, powerplant, navigation lock, fish pass, etc., where these form part of the length of the dam. If detached from the dam, these structures should not be included.
Height of the dam is defined as the vertical distance between the lowest point on the crest of the dam and the lowest point in the original streambed.
Maximum storage is defined as the total storage space in a reservoir below the maximum attainable water surface elevation, including any surcharge storage.
Normal storage is defined as the total storage space in a reservoir below the normal retention level, including dead and inactive storage and excluding any flood control or surcharge storage. For normally dry flood control dams, the normal storage will be a zero value.
Surface area, in acres, of the impoundment at its normal retention level.
Drainage area of the dam, in square miles, which is defined as the area that drains to a particular point (in this case, the dam) on a river or stream.
An emergency action plan is defined as a plan of action to be taken to reduce the potential for property damage and loss of life in an area affected by a dam failure or large flood.
|NID ID (National ID)||GA03708|