Carters Main Dam (Carters Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Carters Main Dam
Other Name: CARTERS LAKE
NID ID: GA00821
Longitude: -84.6849
Latitude: 34.61333
County: MURRAY
River: COOSAWATTEE RIVER
State: GA
Nearest City: CARTERS
Distance: 2.00 miles
Owner Name: CESAM
Owner Type: Federal
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Rockfill
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1974
Dam Length: 1950 feet
Structural Height: 464 feet
Hydraulic Height: 463 feet
Maximum Discharge: 18375 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 472800 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 472800 acre-feet
Surface Area: 3220 acres
Drainage Area: 373 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2008-03-04
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Controlled
Spillway Width: 210 feet
Volume of Dam: 15000000 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: CARTERS 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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