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WALLACE DAM (Oconee Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: WALLACE
Other Name: LAURENS SHOALS
State/Federal ID: 02413-01-01
NID ID: GA00839
Longitude: -83.15
Latitude: 33.34
County: PUTNAM, HANCOCK
River: OCONEE
State: GA
Nearest City: MILLEDGEVILLE
Distance: 26.00 miles
Own_name Name: GEORGIA POWER COMPANY
Owner Type: PUBLIC UTILITY
Dam Designer: GEORGIA POWER COMPANY/SOUTHERN COMPANY SERVICES
Private Dam? NO
Dam Type: Gravity
Earth
Core: Homogeneous Dam (Position)
Earth (Type)
Known (Certainty)
Foundation: RSK
Purposes: Hydroelectric
Recreation
Water Supply
Year Completed: 1980
Dam Length: 2395.00 feet
Dam Height: 118.00 feet
Maximum Discharge: 316800 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 590000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 470000 acre-feet
Surface Area: 21000 acres
Drainage Area: 1830 square miles
Hazard Potential: HIGH
Emergency Action Plan? YES
Inspection Date: 9/12/1996
Inspection Frequency: 1.00
State Regulated Dam? NO
Spillway Type: CONTROLLED
Spillway Width: 266.00 feet
Outlet Gates: T5
Federal Funding Agency:
Federal Regulatory Agency: Department of Energy;
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Federal Inspection Agency: Department of Energy;
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Source Agency: Department of Energy;
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

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