North Highlands Dam (Chattahoochee River Whitewater)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: North Highlands
Other Name: NORTH HIGHLANDS
NID ID: GA00838
Longitude: -85
Latitude: 32.5
River: CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER
State: GA
Owner Name: GEORGIA POWER COMPANY
Owner Type: Public Utility
Dam Designer: COLUMBUS POWER COMPANY/GEORGIA POWER COMPANY
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Other
Core: Upstream Facing (Position)
Concrete (Type)
Known (Certainty)
Foundation: RK
Purposes: Hydroelectric
Year Completed: 1898
Dam Length: 978 feet
Dam Height: 36.6 feet
Structural Height: 33.5 feet
Hydraulic Height: 37 feet
Maximum Discharge: 622700 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 1643 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 1172 acre-feet
Surface Area: 115.48 acres
Drainage Area: 4674 square miles
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2012-08-29
Inspection Frequency: 1
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 705 feet
Federal Funding Agency: NORTH HIGHLANDS
Federal Regulatory Agency:
Federal Inspection Agency:
Source Agency:

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