Feedback
Share
Link
Link copied!
US National Dams
Sykes Lake Dam (North)
Find a dam
Explore
Search
US National Dams
More
About US National Dams
Copyright © 2022 nationaldams.com and US National Dams. All Rights Reserved.

All content on this website ("the Site") is the property of US National Dams. The collection and assembly of content on this Site are the exclusive property of US National Dams and are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws.

Sykes Lake Dam (North) Share
Link
Link copied!

Table of Contents
Overview Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
Claxton, Georgia
Fire Protection / Stock / Small Fish Pond
Privately owned

Sykes Lake Dam (North) is an earth dam built on the Unknown River and is located in Claxton, Georgia. It was built for the purpose of fire protection / stock / small fish pond.

The dam is privately owned by C. E. Sykes Estate.

Location
Sykes Lake Dam (North)
Claxton, Georgia, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Fire protection / Stock / Small fish pond
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
Ownership Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
C. E. Sykes Estate
Owner
Private

Sykes Lake Dam (North) is privately owned by C. E. Sykes Estate.

Metrics Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
Summary
Dam length 585 feet
Dam height 11 feet
Hydraulic height 10 feet
Max storage 94 acre feet
Normal storage 45 acre feet
Surface area 13 acres
Drainage area 250 square miles
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.

11 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.

10 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.

94 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.

45 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.

13 acres
Surface area

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

250 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.

Safety Share
Link
Link copied!
Back to Top
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.

About Share
Link
Link copied!
Latitude 32
Longitude -81
NID ID (National ID) GA03673

Other Dams

See all...
Horsetooth - Spring Canyon Dike Dam
Dams: Horsetooth - Spring Canyon Dike Dam 1120.0 225.0 170370.0
Ksnoname 369 Dam
Dams: Ksnoname 369 Dam 720.0 25.0 53.0
Diachishin Lake Dam
Dams: Diachishin Lake Dam 240.0 25.0 109.0 23.0
Stone Dam
Dams: Stone Dam 640.0 24.0 57.0
Young Dam
Dams: Young Dam 255.0 29.0 22.0
Willis Lake Dam
Dams: Willis Lake Dam 620.0 20.0 147.0
Folmar Dam
Dams: Folmar Dam 575.0 2516.0 170.0
Wiggins NO 1 Dam
Dams: Wiggins NO 1 Dam 750.0 30.5 24.0
Chickahominy Reservoir Dam
Dams: Chickahominy Reservoir Dam 300.0 36.0 2862.0 9000.0
Mcbride Pond Dam
Dams: Mcbride Pond Dam 1380.0 17.0 99.0

Additional Dams

See all...
Troublesome Creek Watershed Dam T-127
Dams: Troublesome Creek Watershed Dam T-127 680.0 25.0 78.4 96.0
Graphic Packaging South Ash Pond Dam
Dams: Graphic Packaging South Ash Pond Dam 2600.0 22.0 131.5
River Reding Ranch Dam
Dams: River Reding Ranch Dam 250.0 12.0 64.0
Sluggs Dam
Dams: Sluggs Dam 470.0 96.0 79.0
Independence Dam
Dams: Independence Dam 652.0 11.8 122064.0 3270.0
MS06337 Lake Dam
Dams: MS06337 Lake Dam 17.0 70.0
Southfork Dam
Dams: Southfork Dam 560.0 38.0 204.0
Barrackville #1 CR Dam
Dams: Barrackville #1 CR Dam
West Fork Big Creek Dam S- 23
Dams: West Fork Big Creek Dam S- 23 500.0 26.0 115.1 68.8999939
Storie Dam
Dams: Storie Dam 285.0 1374.0 106.0

All of US National Dams

See all...

Similar Dams to Sykes Lake Dam (North)

See all...
Sykes Lake Dam
Dams: Sykes Lake Dam 22.0 176.0
Everett Dykes Lake Dam
Dams: Everett Dykes Lake Dam 350.0 20.0 150.0
Sykes Lake Dam
Dams: Sykes Lake Dam 900.0 13.0 100.0
Sykes Pond Lake Dam
Dams: Sykes Pond Lake Dam 610.0 18.0 160.0
Sykes Lake Dam (North)
Dams: Sykes Lake Dam (North) 585.0 11.0 94.0
Sykes Lake Dam
Dams: Sykes Lake Dam 14.0 84.0
Upper Stokes Dam
Dams: Upper Stokes Dam 250.0 11.0 57.0 68.0
Sykes Lake Dam
Dams: Sykes Lake Dam 25.0 27.0
Sykes Lake Dam South
Dams: Sykes Lake Dam South 645.0 14.0 158.0
Sykes Pond Dam
Dams: Sykes Pond Dam 620.0 14.0 79.0