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Blairsville, Georgia
Recreation
State owned
Built in 1936

Vogel State Park Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the Wolf Creek River and is located in Blairsville, Georgia. It was built in 1936 and modified in 1994 for the purpose of recreation.

The state-owned dam is owned by the Parks and Historic Sites Division. It is also known as Lake Trahlyta Dam.

Location
Vogel State Park Lake Dam
Blairsville, Georgia, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Recreation
Purpose
Rock
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Parks and Historic Sites Division
Owner
State

The state-owned dam is owned by the Parks and Historic Sites Division.

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1936
Completed
1994
Modified
Engineer, MR. Pigeon
Dam designer
Wolf Creek River
River built on
Vogel State Park Lake Dam was built in 1936 and modified in 1994.
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Summary
Dam length 720 feet
Dam height 48 feet
Max storage 522 acre feet
Normal storage 210 acre feet
Surface area 19 acres
Drainage area 1,638 square miles
720 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.

48 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.

522 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.

210 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.

19 acres
Surface area

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

1,638 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.

3/16/2016
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 1 ear.

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Also known as Lake Trahlyta Dam
Latitude 34
Longitude -83
NID ID (National ID) GA00663

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