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Georgia
Recreation
Local government owned

Murphey Candler Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the N. Fork Nancy Creek River and is located in Georgia. It was built for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is owned by the local government.

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Murphey Candler Lake Dam
Georgia, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Brookhaven Parks & Recreation
Owner
Local government

Murphey Candler Lake Dam is owned by the local government.

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Summary
Dam length 870 feet
Dam height 19 feet
Hydraulic height 17 feet
Max storage 547 acre feet
Normal storage 276 acre feet
Surface area 36 acres
Drainage area 1,065 square miles
870 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.

19 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.

17 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.

547 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.

276 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.

36 acres
Surface area

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

1,065 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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High
Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the high hazard potential classification are those where failure or mis-operation will probably cause loss of human life.

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.

2/15/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 1 ear.

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Latitude 33
Longitude -84
NID ID (National ID) GA01326

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