Hopewell Downs Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the Unknown River and is located in Birmingham, Georgia. It was built for the purpose of recreation.
The dam is privately owned by NGP Realty Sub LP.
Hopewell Downs Lake Dam is privately owned by NGP Realty Sub LP.
|Dam height||19 feet|
|Hydraulic height||17 feet|
|Max storage||98 acre feet|
|Normal storage||39 acre feet|
|Surface area||6 acres|
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.
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.
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.
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 ownerâs property.
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)||GA05095|