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Hurricane Matthew-Related Updates on Dams

Below is a listing of all of the confirmed dams to date with confirmed severe storm damage following Hurricane Matthew. These dams have not breached. The table includes links to emergency orders that have been issued as a result of ongoing statewide assessments of dams. For information on breached dams, click here.

Records are available in pdf format.

 

Emergency Order Dams With Severe Storm Damage

Chesterfield County
Dam Name Class* Dam Number Emergency Orders Records
Douglas Millpond Dam C3 D3192 Emergency Order Inspection Report
Teals Pond Dam C3 D3203 Emergency Order Inspection Report
Colleton County
Dam Name Class* Dam Number Emergency Orders Records
McGrady's Pond Dam C3 TBD Emergency Order 1
Emergency Order 2 
 
Darlington County
Dam Name Class* Dam Number Emergency Orders Records
Joe Jeffords Dam C2 D3526 Emergency Order Inspection Report
Atkinson Pond Dam C3 D3545 Emergency Order Inspection Report

Joe Jeffords Dam was previously under an emergency order as a result of the October 2015 floods.

Dillon County
Dam Name Class* Dam Number Emergency Orders Records
Page's Millpond Dam C3 D3600 Emergency Order Inspection Report
Florence County
Dam Name Class* Dam Number Emergency Orders Records
Lake Oakdale Dam C2 D1627 Emergency Order Inspection Report
Muldrow Millpond Dam C3 D3570 Emergency Order Inspection Report

Lake Oakdale Dam was previously under a repair order as a result of the October 2015 floods.

Hampton County
Dam Name Class* Dam Number Emergency Orders Records
Buckfield Plantation Dam C3 D2602 Emergency Order Inspection Report
Marion County
Dam Name Class* Dam Number Emergency Orders Records
Baxley 501 Pond Dam C2 D0513 Emergency Order Inspection Report
Baxley Farm Pond Dam C2 D0509 Emergency Order Inspection Report
Williamsburg County
Dam Name Class* Dam Number Emergency Orders Records
Ackerman Pond Dam C2 D3096 Emergency Order Inspection Report

What the regulated dam classifications mean:

  • High-hazard (C-1) – Failure may cause loss of life or serious damage to infrastructure.
  • Significant-hazard (C-2) – Failure will not likely cause loss of life but may damage infrastructure.
  • Low-hazard (C-3) – Failure may cause limited property damage.