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Brad Cole Construction worked in a spirit of cooperation with the Henry County Water and Sewerage Authority and ARCADIS to assure the successful completion of the project. The quality of the work was consistently high and the Authority was very pleased.

Project Engineer
ARCADIS U.S. Inc.

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