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Eatonton, Georgia
Flood Control
Privately owned
Built in 1958

Rooty Creek Structure WS # 21 Dam is an earth dam built on the Unknown River and is located in Eatonton, Georgia. It was built in 1958 for the purpose of flood control.

The dam is privately owned by Thompson Investments Holding LLLP.

Location
Rooty Creek Structure WS # 21 Dam
Eatonton, Georgia, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Flood control
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Thompson Investments Holding LLLP
Owner
Private

Rooty Creek Structure WS # 21 Dam is privately owned by Thompson Investments Holding LLLP.

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1958
Completed
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
Unknown River
River built on
Rooty Creek Structure WS # 21 Dam was built in 1958.
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Summary
Dam length 1,100 feet
Dam height 30 feet
Max storage 405 acre feet
Normal storage 44 acre feet
Surface area 8 acres
Drainage area 1,165 square miles
1,100 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.

30 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.

405 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.

44 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.

8 acres
Surface area

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

1,165 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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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.

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Former name 0
Latitude 33
Longitude -83
NID ID (National ID) GA00407

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