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Quitman, Georgia
Fire Protection / Stock / Small Fish Pond
Privately owned
Built in 1957

Redwood Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the Unknown River and is located in Quitman, Georgia. It was built in 1957 for the purpose of fire protection / stock / small fish pond.

The dam is privately owned by Redwood Lake Hoa Inc. It is also known as Crevasse Pond Lake Dam.

Location
Redwood Lake Dam
Quitman, 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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Redwood Lake Hoa Inc
Owner
Private

Redwood Lake Dam is privately owned by Redwood Lake Hoa Inc.

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1957
Completed
Unknown
Dam designer
Unknown River
River built on
Redwood Lake Dam was built in 1957.
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Summary
Dam length 675 feet
Dam height 7 feet
Hydraulic height 7 feet
Max storage 639 acre feet
Normal storage 153 acre feet
Surface area 102 acres
675 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.

7 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.

7 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.

639 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.

153 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.

102 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.

1/10/2018
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Also known as Crevasse Pond Lake Dam
Latitude 30
Longitude -83
NID ID (National ID) GA03950
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