Dam reclassification from Category II to Category I upheld.

Topic: Dam Safety, Decided by Judge Baxter 
Docket Number: 1548520 , Decision Date: 2015-06-15 
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In compliance with the Georgia Safe Dams Act, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources reclassified the Lakes at Ansley Dam as a Category I dam because improper operation or dam failure would flood a residence with 1.5 feet of water, causing a probable loss of human life for vulnerable occupants such as elderly or disabled individuals and infants.