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Dawson, Georgia
Fire Protection / Stock / Small Fish Pond
Privately owned

Owens Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the Chenube Creek River and is located in Dawson, Georgia. It was built for the purpose of fire protection / stock / small fish pond.

The dam is privately owned by Griffin, Ann.

Location
Owens Lake Dam
Dawson, Georgia, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Fire protection / Stock / Small fish pond
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Griffin, Ann
Owner
Private

Owens Lake Dam is privately owned by Griffin, Ann.

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Summary
Dam length 585 feet
Dam height 12 feet
Hydraulic height 11 feet
Max storage 184 acre feet
Normal storage 101 acre feet
Surface area 25 acres
585 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.

12 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.

11 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.

184 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.

101 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.

25 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.

8/10/2016
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Latitude 31
Longitude -84
NID ID (National ID) GA05004

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