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Allatoona Lake is a man-made reservoir located near Cartersville, GA in Georgia. It was established in 1949 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for flood control, hydroelectric power generation, and water supply. The lake is fed by the Etowah River and has a surface area of 12,010 acres. The hydrology of the lake is managed by a complex system of dams and gates that regulate the water levels. The lake serves as a major source of drinking water for the surrounding communities and is also used for agriculture and recreation. The lake is home to a variety of fish species, including bass, crappie, and catfish. Recreational activities include boating, fishing, camping, and hiking. The lake also provides water for irrigation of agricultural crops in the area.

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Elevation Of Reservoir Water Surface Above Datum, Ft 24hr Change -0.01%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 818.89 ft
Maximum 853.12 ft
Average 840 ft
Hydraulic_Height 170
Drainage_Area 1122
Year_Completed 1965
Nid_Storage 670050
Structural_Height 188
River_Or_Stream ETOWAH
Primary_Dam_Type Gravity
Foundations Rock
Surface_Area 11862
Hazard_Potential High
Dam_Length 125
Nid_Height 188

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