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Intersection Road 33 & 104, South Carolina
Privately owned
Built in 1962

Baker Pond Dam is an earth dam built on the Hightower Creek River and is located in Intersection Road 33 & 104, South Carolina. It was built in 1962 .

The dam is privately owned by Gerald H. Baker. It is also known as Bakers Lake Dam.

Location
Baker Pond Dam
Intersection Road 33 & 104, South Carolina, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Gerald H. Baker
Owner
Private

Baker Pond Dam is privately owned by Gerald H. Baker.

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1962
Completed
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
Hightower Creek River
River built on
Baker Pond Dam was built in 1962.
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Summary
Dam length 410 feet
Dam height 25 feet
Max storage 118 acre feet
Normal storage 58 acre feet
Surface area 12 acres
410 feet
Dam length

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.

25 feet
Dam height

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.

118 acre feet
Max storage

Maximum storage is defined as the total storage space in a reservoir below the maximum attainable water surface elevation, including any surcharge storage.

58 acre feet
Normal 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.

12 acres
Surface area

Surface area, in acres, of the impoundment at its normal retention level.

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Significant
Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the significant hazard potential classification are those dams where failure or mis-operation results in no probable loss of human life but can cause economic loss, environment damage, disruption of lifeline facilities, or impact other concerns. Significant hazard potential classification dams are often located in predominantly rural or agricultural areas but could be located in areas with population and significant infrastructure.

Has emergency action plan
Emergency action plan

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.

8/7/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 3 years.

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Also known as Bakers Lake Dam
Latitude 33
Longitude -81
NID ID (National ID) SC00308

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