Morgan Falls Dam (Blue Sluice Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Morgan Falls
NID ID: GA00842
Longitude: -84.38333
Latitude: 33.96667
County: FULTON, COBB
River: CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER
State: GA
Nearest City: ATLANTA
Owner Name: GEORGIA POWER COMPANY
Owner Type: Public Utility
Dam Designer: S. MORGAN SMITH CO., PENNSYLVANIA
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Gravity
Core: Homogeneous Dam (Position)
Concrete (Type)
Known (Certainty)
Foundation: RK
Purposes: Hydroelectric
Year Completed: 1903
Dam Length: 896 feet
Dam Height: 65 feet
Structural Height: 65 feet
Hydraulic Height: 53.2 feet
Maximum Discharge: 161700 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 3150 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 3150 acre-feet
Surface Area: 750 acres
Drainage Area: 1340 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2012-08-01
Inspection Frequency: 1
State Regulated Dam? No
Spillway Type: Controlled
Spillway Width: 680 feet
Outlet Gates: T16;S1;
Federal Regulatory Agency:
Federal Inspection Agency:
Source Agency:

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