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Upper Towaliga Dam & Reservoir

Henry County, Georgia

New Construction

Scope of Work: 

  • 1100 acre Water Supply Reservoir
  • Clearing & grubbing of entire dam and spillway site
  • Total excavation of flood plain (500,000 cubic yards)
  • Construction of dam embankment (1,200,000 cubic yards) with conduit pipe and other drains
  • Flood Plain work required significant dewatering accomplished through a series of well points and 4″ and 6″ vacuum pumps
  • Developed several borrow areas for required select fill material
  • Included furnishing and installation of internal dam drain systems (chimney drains and toe drains), consisting of solid pipe, perforated pipe, filter fabric, sand and other aggregates
  • Included riprap armoring of the dam face

TOW-may2012-027