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South Carolina
Recreation
Privately owned
Built in 1950

Shirley and Fred Specht Dam 1 is an earth dam built on the Tr-Marlowe Creek River and is located in South Carolina. It was built in 1950 for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by Fred A. Specht JR & Shirley A. Specht. It is also known as R. Carl and Beulah Hanson Dam. The dam used to be known as Scnoname 32098.

Location
Shirley and Fred Specht Dam 1
South Carolina, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Fred A. Specht JR & Shirley A. Specht
Owner
Private

Shirley and Fred Specht Dam 1 is privately owned by Fred A. Specht JR & Shirley A. Specht.

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1950
Completed
Tr-Marlowe Creek River
River built on
Shirley and Fred Specht Dam 1 was built in 1950.
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Summary
Dam length 470 feet
Dam height 20 feet
Max storage 62 acre feet
Normal storage 43 acre feet
Surface area 9 acres
470 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.

20 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.

62 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.

43 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.

9 acres
Surface area

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

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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.

No 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.

4/4/2017
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 2 years.

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Also known as R. Carl and Beulah Hanson Dam
Former name Scnoname 32098
Latitude 33
Longitude -81
NID ID (National ID) SC01351
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