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Ranger, Georgia
Recreation
Privately owned

Talking Rock Creek Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the Name Unknown River and is located in Ranger, Georgia. It was built for the purpose of recreation.

The dam is privately owned by Talking Rock Creek Resort. It is also known as Owens Lake Dam.

Location
Talking Rock Creek Lake Dam
Ranger, Georgia, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Talking Rock Creek Resort
Owner
Private

Talking Rock Creek Lake Dam is privately owned by Talking Rock Creek Resort.

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Summary
Dam length 316 feet
Dam height 35 feet
Hydraulic height 32 feet
Max storage 234 acre feet
Normal storage 103 acre feet
Surface area 10 acres
316 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.

35 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.

32 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.

234 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.

103 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.

10 acres
Surface area

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

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Undetermined
Downstream potential hazard

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.

2/1/2018
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 5 years.

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Also known as Owens Lake Dam
Latitude 34
Longitude -84
NID ID (National ID) GA00825

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