Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology

The Chattahoochee River at Morgan Falls Dam is located in Fulton County, Georgia. The river has a rich history, known for its significance in the Civil War and its use as a major source of irrigation for Georgia's agricultural industry. It is also the primary source of drinking water for millions of residents in the Atlanta area. The hydrology of the river is heavily influenced by the seasonal flow of snowpack from the Appalachian Mountains. The Chattahoochee River is a popular location for recreational activities such as boating, fishing, and hiking. Additionally, it supports a diverse ecosystem that includes a variety of fish and wildlife species. The river's importance to the economy and environment of Georgia has led to ongoing efforts to protect and preserve this valuable resource.

June 19, 2024







Elevation Of Reservoir Water Surface Above Datum, Ft 24hr Change 0.06%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 856.68 ft
Maximum 866.52 ft
Average 865 ft
Dam_Height 65
Hydraulic_Height 53.2
Drainage_Area 1340
Year_Completed 1903
Nid_Storage 3150
Structural_Height 65
River_Or_Stream Chattahoochee
Primary_Dam_Type Gravity
Foundations Rock
Surface_Area 750
Hazard_Potential High
Outlet_Gates Slide (sluice gate) - 1, Tainter (radial) - 16
Dam_Length 895.83
Nid_Height 65

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