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Clarkesville, Georgia
Recreation
State owned
Built in 1985

Soque Creek W/S STR. #44 Dam is an earth dam built on the Glade Creek River and is located in Clarkesville, Georgia. It was built in 1985 for the purpose of recreation.

The state-owned dam is owned by the Upper Chattahoochee River SWCD, Habersham County Board of Commissioners.

Location
Soque Creek W/S STR. #44 Dam
Clarkesville, Georgia, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Upper Chattahoochee River SWCD, Habersham County Board of Commissioners
Owner
State

The state-owned dam is owned by the Upper Chattahoochee River SWCD, Habersham County Board of Commissioners.

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1985
Completed
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
Glade Creek River
River built on
Soque Creek W/S STR. #44 Dam was built in 1985.
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Summary
Dam length 400 feet
Dam height 28 feet
Max storage 854 acre feet
Drainage area 1,792 square miles
400 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.

28 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.

854 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.

1,792 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.

3/9/2016
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 1 ear.

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Former name 0
Latitude 34
Longitude -83
NID ID (National ID) GA06212
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