West Point Dam (West Point Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: West Point
Other Name: WEST POINT LAKE
NID ID: GA00820
Longitude: -85.18833
Latitude: 32.91833
County: TROUP
River: CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER
State: GA
Nearest City: WEST POINT
Distance: 1.00 miles
Owner Name: CESAM
Owner Type: Federal
Private Dam? NO
Dam Type: Gravity
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1974
Dam Length: 7250 feet
Structural Height: 121 feet
Hydraulic Height: 106 feet
Maximum Discharge: 427300 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 605000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 605000 acre-feet
Surface Area: 25864 acres
Drainage Area: 3380 square miles
Hazard Potential: HIGH
Emergency Action Plan? YES
Inspection Date: 2008-03-06
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? NO
Spillway Type: CONTROLLED
Spillway Width: 300 feet
Volume of Dam: 1526000 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: WEST POINT LAKE
Federal Design Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Construction Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Regulatory Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Inspection Agency: CE
Federal Operating Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Owner (Agency): Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Other Federal Agencies: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Source Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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