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Emergency Orders

As a result of ongoing statewide assessments of dams following the recent historic rains and flooding, DHEC is ordering actions at a number of dams statewide. Below are emergency orders issued for dams in South Carolina as of November 20, 2015. 

The emergency orders are part of DHEC's ongoing proactive assessment process looking at all Class One and Class Two dams across the state. There is no immediate threat to public safety at this time.  

Download a pdf copy of the order by clicking the dam name.

Name (pdf)

Class*

Dam Number

County

Latitude

Longitude

A.W. Bailey Dam (pdf)

C3

D 2034

Aiken

33.59462980970

-81.28602869060

Able/Cobett Pond Dam (pdf)

C3

D 2048

Aiken

33.62203456910

-81.23396006990

Arrow Head Lake Dam (pdf)

C2

D 0900

Aiken

33.62669361

-81.89178746

Corbett Lake (pdf)

C3

D 2052

Aiken

33.64865748920

-81.21131857020

Edisto Lake Dam (pdf)

C2

D 2032

Aiken

33.67959010

-81.31826611

Lake Florence Dam (pdf)

C2

D 1996

Aiken

33.39009214

-81.81312863

Broadway Lake Dam (pdf) C2 D 1573 Anderson 34.44784147990 -82.58836138680
Chester State Park Dam (pdf) C2 D 0206 Chester 34.67882124530 -81.24713221530
Loblolly Timber Dam (pdf) C2 D 0210 Chester 34.73305175430 -81.23521628760

Sycamore Pond Dam (pdf)

C2

D 3180

Chesterfield

34.62952202

-80.28176524

Cola Plantation Dam (pdf)

C2

D 3498

Clarendon

33.65548345

-80.38597398

Lakewood Pond Dam (pdf)

C2

D 3490

Clarendon

33.73182230

-80.09334774

O.E. Rose Dam (pdf)

C2

D 3487

Clarendon

33.80674348

-80.09057333

Chapmans Pond Dam (pdf)

C2

D 3533

Darlington

34.42000000

-79.94166600

Joe Jeffords Pond Dam (pdf)

C2

D 3526

Darlington

34.19193635

-80.10083784

Brad Padget Pond Dam (pdf) C2 D 0899 Edgefield 33.82617901210 -81.79133734090
Currytowne Association Dam #1 (pdf) C2 D 4090 Edgefield 33.60861876020 -82.00194426330
JW Yonce Pond Dam (pdf) C2 D 0896 Edgefield 33.83611636550 -81.76112329360
Larry L. Younce Pond Dam (pdf) C2 D 0897 Edgefield 33.83280910430 -81.78214587250
Myra Smith Dam (pdf) C2 D 0907 Edgefield 33.78524971280 -81.84541437140
Scott Derrick Pond Dam (pdf) C2 D 0905 Edgefield 33.84980808530 -81.81792481010

Averty Family Dam 1 (pdf)

C2

D 0530

Fairfield

34.27434174

-81.01188966

Town And Country Dam 1 (pdf)

C2

D 1271

Greenwood

34.16918916

-82.21638709

Town And Country Dam 2 (pdf)

C2

D 1272

Greenwood

34.17222899

-82.21242276

Upper Northlake Dam (pdf)

C2

D 4361

Greenwood

34.23178260

-82.16382277

Cook Pond Dam (pdf)

C2

D 1068

Kershaw

34.15243939

-80.77560768

Eloise Watson Dam (pdf)

C2

D 2530

Kershaw

34.24389256

-80.74122348

Fredericksburg Lake Dam (pdf)

C1

D 2539

Kershaw

34.19552990

-80.69378714

Hermitage Mill Pond Dam (pdf)

C1

D 0017

Kershaw

34.22550089

-80.56634526

L P Pitts Dam (pdf)

C1

D 4528

Laurens

34.32793204

-82.04537728910

Lakeside Country Club Dam (pdf)

C1

D 4527

Laurens

34.48666600

-81.95166700

W L Clyburn Dam (pdf)

C2

D 2412

Lee

34.33008138910

-80.30208936910

Barr Lake Dam (pdf)

C2

D 1717

Lexington

33.95866556240

-81.25967849560

Gibson's Pond Dam (pdf)

C2

D 0959

Lexington

33.96946491800

-81.24359769440

Lexington Old Mill Pond Dam (pdf)

C1

D 0958

Lexington

33.97669360670

-81.22930476760

Moragne Pond Dam (pdf)

C3

D 0969

Lexington

33.87205852

-81.24474699

Wilbur and Marg Corley Dam (pdf)

C3 D 0957 Lexington 34.0483 -81.1616
Lake Wallace Dam (pdf) C1 D 0021 Marlboro 34.63084675070 -79.68181812740

Busbees Pond Dam (pdf)

C2

D 3701

Orangeburg

33.53356442220

-81.23644109210

Church Of Redeemer Dam (pdf)

C2

D 3738

Orangeburg

33.52511568

-80.93444470

Cleveland Street Dam (pdf)

C3

D 3743

Orangeburg

33.52306896710

-80.51378419500

Culler Pond (pdf)

C3

D 3682

Orangeburg

33.63664506660

-81.15950916210

Adams Pond Dam (pdf)

C2

D 0577

Richland

3133.91747347

-80.948446

Beaver Lake Dam (pdf)

C2

D 0574

Richland

34.11686782

-80.82914991

Cary's Lake Dam (pdf)

C1

D 0026

Richland

34.04871973510

-80.95790881400

Clarkson Pond Dam (pdf)

C3

D 0599

Richland

33.86959494320

-80.82248744940

Covington's Lake Dam (pdf)

C2

D 0545

Richland

34.13463666

-80.97464885

Duffies Pond Dam (pdf)

C3

D 0600

Richland

33.84433401720

-80.85267595370

Epworth Pines Dam (pdf)

C2

D 0362

Richland

34.14302924

-80.95747964

Forest Lake Dam (pdf)

C1

D 4434

Richland

34.02204537

-80.96280351

Hughes Pond Dam (pdf)

C1

D 0573

Richland

34.09486126

-80.86670061

Lake Elizabeth Dam (pdf)

C1

D 0024

Richland

34.11227086860

-80.98740280880

Lake Katherine Dam (pdf)

C1

D 0027

Richland

33.99762632

-80.96603116

Mandel Park Pond Dam (pdf)

C2

D 0584

Richland

33.99093932

-80.84323127

Morris Pond (pdf)

C2

D 0116

Richland

33.93248329

-80.69173136

Murray Pond Dam (pdf)

C2

D 0595

Richland

33.98543068

-80.70793299

Upper Rocky Creek/
North Lake Dam
(pdf)

C1

D 0029

Richland

34.03955013070

-80.95154262680

Pinewood Lake Dam (pdf)

C2

D 0580

Richland

33.94404929

-80.91198374

Lower Rocky Ford Lake Dam (pdf)

C1

D 0028

Richland

34.03596955860

-80.95212050490

Spring Lake Dam (pdf)

C1

D 0025

Richland

34.03694094

-80.95628655

Stevenson's Lake Dam (pdf)

C2

D 0546

Richland

34.12937927

-80.97549618

Sunview Lake Dam (pdf)

C2

D 0579

Richland

33.96676387

-80.91181757

Ulmers Pond Dam (pdf)

C1

D 0581

Richland

33.96804520

-80.89653677

Walden Place Pond (pdf)

C1

D 0572

Richland

34.11597318

-80.84558622

West Lake Farms Dam (pdf)

C2

D 4146

Richland

34.18051837

-80.94220686

Weston Pond Dam (pdf)

C3

D 0593

Richland

33.88298500220

-80.76834079260

Wildewood Pond #2 (pdf)

C2

D 0567

Richland

34.09650514

-80.88642056

Wilson Millpond Dam (pdf)

C2

D 0594

Richland

33.99992769

-80.74288775

Windsor Lake Dam (pdf)

C1

D 0571

Richland

34.06790961

-80.94002557

Wood Creek Dam (pdf)

C2

D 0575

Richland

34.12097068

-80.81184767

Cullums Pond Dam (pdf)

C2

D 1600

Saluda

33.87071608

-81.74175507

Henry Jacobs Dam (pdf) C2 D 3370 Spartanburg 34.96575233570 -81.83696158910

Cains Millpond Dam (pdf)

C2

D 1578

Sumter

33.86105417

-80.39729254

Ellerbees Millpond Dam (pdf)

C2

D 1460

Sumter

34.06843763

-80.53162143

Lake View Pond Dam (pdf)

C2

D 1977

Sumter

34.03500681

-80.47367878

What the dam classifications mean:

C1 – Failure may cause loss of life or serious damage to infrastructure. 
C2 – Failure will not likely cause loss of life but may damage infrastructure. 
C3 – Failure may cause limited property damage.