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Records on Breached Dams

Below is a listing of all of the confirmed breached dams to date after the historic 2015 flooding in South Carolina. The table includes links to inspection reports and/or additional records on file for each regulated dam. The documents provided are from before the 2015 flooding events to offer a historical record of each dam.

Records are available in pdf format.

Updated December 21, 2016

Aiken County
Dam Name Class* Dam Number Latitude Longitude Records Status
Corbett Lake C3 D2052 33.648651 -81.211333 Download Engineer Engaged
A.W. Bailey Dam (SC NONAME 02019) C3 D2034 33.594676 -81.285939 Download Engineer Engaged
Able/ Cobett Pond Dam C3 D2048 33.62181631 -81.23376209 Download Engineer Engaged
Millers Pond Dam C3 D2133 33.58733789 -81.34526389 Download Inspection & Potential Enforcement
Calhoun County
Dam Name Class* Dam Number Latitude Longitude Records Status
SCNONAME 09031 (OFF COMMUNITY CLUB RD.) C3 D2645 33.58476842 -80.59529712 Download Exempted Based on Regulatory Provisions*
SCNONAME 09040 (OFF CHURCH CAMP RD.) C3 D2921 33.55971656 -80.73866628 Download Exempted Based on Regulatory Provisions*
Clarendon County
Dam Name Class* Dam Number Latitude Longitude Records Status
O E Rose Dam C2 D3487 33.80674348 -80.09057333 Download Permit Issued
Cuttino Pond Dam C3 D 3482 33.82187719 -80.20441259 Download Inspection & Potential Enforcement
Dogwood Lake Dam C3 D 2065 33.8020132 -80.3295694 Download Inspection & Potential Enforcement
H. Fox Tindal Dam (SCNONAME 14003) C3 D 3497 33.65275708 -80.4437648 Download Application Under Review
Cypress Lake Dam (SCNONAME 14005) C3 D 3484 33.84896504 -80.00649186 Download Repairs Complete
SCNONAME 14008 (OFF OLD RIVER RD.) C3 D 3495 33.6518647 -80.49561842 Download Exempted Based on Regulatory Provisions*
Wards Pasture Pond Dam C3 D 3502 33.57207826 -80.28649272 Download Repairs Complete
Lakewood Pond Dam C2 D3490 33.7318223 -80.09334774 Download Inspection & Potential Enforcement
Darlington County
Dam Name Class* Dam Number Latitude Longitude Records Status
Chapman's Pond Dam C2 D3533 34.42 -79.941666 Download Application Under Review
Kershaw County
Dam Name Class* Dam Number Latitude Longitude Records Status
J.R. Powell Dam (SCNONAME 28045) C3 D 2521 34.11261611 -80.75243067 Download Inspection & Potential Enforcement
Cook Pond Dam C2 D1068 34.15243939 -80.77560768 Download Engineer Engaged
Lee County
Dam Name Class* Dam Number Latitude Longitude Records Status
Clyburn Dam C2 D2412 34.329886 -80.302055 Download Engineer Engaged
Lexington County
Dam Name Class* Dam Number Latitude Longitude Records Status
Old Mill Pond Dam C1   D0958 33.974641 -81.232641 Download Inspection & Potential Enforcement
Gibson's Pond Dam C2 D0959 33.969067 -81.244925 Download Engineer Engaged
Thelma & John Culler Dam (SCNONAME 32094) C3 D 1009 33.72299989 -81.04198748 Download Inspection & Potential Enforcement
Barr Lake Dam C2 D1717 33.958512 -81.259604 Download Application Under Review
Marion County
Dam Name Class* Dam Number Latitude Longitude Records Status
Smith Millpond Dam C3 D0510 34.06733629 -79.34463457 Download Engineer Engaged
Orangeburg County
Dam Name Class* Dam Number Latitude 1Longitude Records Status
Church of Redeemer Dam C2 D3738 33.525181 -80.934540 Download Engineer Engaged
Culler Pond (SCNONAME 38070) C3 D3682 33.63670829 -81.15938027 Download Repairs Complete
Busbees Pond (Hutto's Millpond Dam) C2 D3701 33.55656622 -81.05704327 Download Application Under Review
Cleveland Street Dam/Shuford Strock Dam (SCNONAME 38036) C3 D3743 33.52294114 -80.51387012 Download Working with owners and SCDOT to evaluate structure.
Richland County
Dam Name(s) Class* Dam Number Latitude Longitude Records Status
Cary's Lake Dam C1 D0026 34.048873 -80.957954 Download Application Under Review
Upper Rocky Creek/ North Lake/Overcreek Rd. C1 D0029 34.040808 -80.951982 Download Permit Issued
Lower Rocky Ford Dam /Rocky Ford Lake C1 D0028 34.036033 -80.952343 Download Permit Issued
Semmes Lake Dam Federal Fort Jackson 34.004763 -80.941769 Download N/A
Beaver Dam/Wildewood Pond #2/Boyd Pond Two (Controlled release) C2 D0567 34.096382 -80.886478 Download Repairs Complete
Lake Elizabeth C1 D 0024 34.113028 -80.987693 Download Owners have decided to remove the dam. SCDOT to install large culverts and repair US 21. There will no longer be an impoundment at this site.
Ulmers Pond C1 D0581 33.968661 -80.895350 Download Permit Issued
Walden Place Dam C1 D0572 34.11678 -80.84591 Download Permit Issued - Removal
Pinewood Lake Dam C2 D0580 33.94404929 -80.91198374 Download Inspection & Potential Enforcement
Covington Lake Dam C2 D0545 34.13463666 -80.97464885 Download Enforcement
Murray Pond Dam C2 D0595 33.98543068 -80.70793299 Download Engineer Engaged
Wilson Millpond Dam C2 D0594 33.99992669 -80.74288775 Download Inspection & Potential Enforcement
Weston Pond Dam C3 D0593 33.883093 -80.768417 Download Engineer Engaged. In discussions with SCDOT regarding removing road on dam from state ownership.
Clarkson Pond Dam C3 D0599 33.870060 -80.826624 Download Application Under Review
Duffies Pond Dam C2 D0600 33.84433294 -80.85269049 Download Repairs Complete
Boyds Pond Dam C3 D 0592 33.91799838 -80.75592691 Download Application Under Review
Drafts Pond Dam C3 D 0601 33.82546195 -80.72715643 Download Repairs Complete
Haithcock Pond Dam C3 D 0591 33.95794826 -80.75533256 Download Engineer Engaged
M. R. Trotter Dam C3 D 0110 33.89826347 -80.72816033 Download Application Under Review
Sumter County
Dam Name Class* Dam Number Latitude Longitude Records Status
Ellerbees Millpond Dam C2 D1460 34.06843763 -80.53162143 Download Permit Issued
Black Crest Farm Pond Dam C3 D 2063 33.83874256 -80.32813908 Download Exempted Based on Regulatory Provisions*
Boyle Pond Dam C3 D 1583 33.88008202 -80.43766837 Download Engineer Engaged
McCrae's Millpond Dam C3 D 1584 33.88523814 -80.46154876 Download Permit Issued
Touchberry Lower Pond Dam C3 D 1586 33.69672767 -80.52759736 Download Permit Issued

Inspection & Potential Enforcement: In instances where the owners have not yet complied with department requests for action, the dams have been referred for inspection and possible enforcement pursuant to provisions in the Dams & Reservoir Safety Act and Regulations.

Engineer Engaged: The owners of the dam have an engineer engaged to work on a plan of action for repair or removal.

Exempted Based on Regulatory Provisions: The department carefully reviewed and determined that no additional hazards (homes or property) were located downstream of the dam that would be impacted by dam failure. As a result, the dam now is exempted from regulation.

Permit Issued: Department issued a permit for repair or removal of the dam.

Repairs Complete: Department approved repairs to the dam have been completed.

Application Received: The owners of the dam have submitted a permit application for repair to the department for review. The department is currently in the process of reviewing the application.