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Roland, Georgia
Recreation
State owned
Built in 1987

Big Lazer Creek Public Fishing Area Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the Gum Creek River and is located in Roland, Georgia. It was built in 1987 for the purpose of recreation.

The state-owned dam is owned by the Georgia DNR, Wildlife Resources Division Fisheries Management Section.

Location
Big Lazer Creek Public Fishing Area Lake Dam
Roland, Georgia, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Georgia DNR, Wildlife Resources Division Fisheries Management Section
Owner
State

The state-owned dam is owned by the Georgia DNR, Wildlife Resources Division Fisheries Management Section.

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1987
Completed
Dam Mcgill and Assoc.
Dam designer
Gum Creek River
River built on
Big Lazer Creek Public Fishing Area Lake Dam was built in 1987.
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Summary
Dam length 960 feet
Dam height 49 feet
Hydraulic height 46 feet
Max storage 6,308 acre feet
Normal storage 3,088 acre feet
Surface area 193 acres
Drainage area 2,994 square miles
960 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.

49 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.

46 feet
Hydraulic height

Hydraulic height of the dam is defined as the vertical difference between the maximum design water level and the lowest point in the original streambed.

6,308 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.

3,088 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.

193 acres
Surface area

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

2,994 square miles
Drainage area

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.

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Low
Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the low hazard potential classification are those where failure or misoperation results in no probable loss of human life and low economic and/or environ-mental losses. Losses are principally limited to the owner’s property.

Not required
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.

7/6/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Latitude 32
Longitude -84
NID ID (National ID) GA04770
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