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Georgia
Recreation
Privately owned

Cooper Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the Rocky Creek River and is located in Georgia. It was built for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by Teresa L. Cooper.

Location
Cooper Lake Dam
Georgia, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Teresa L. Cooper
Owner
Private

Cooper Lake Dam is privately owned by Teresa L. Cooper.

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None
SCS
Dam designer
Rocky Creek River
River built on
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Summary
Dam height 24 feet
Max storage 330 acre feet
Normal storage 186 acre feet
Surface area 12 acres
24 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.

330 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.

186 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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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.

10/4/2016
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Latitude 33
Longitude -83
NID ID (National ID) GA05617
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