Forum: The Buford Dam & Lake Lanier
$3 or Free for Members
322 Academy St NE Gainesville, GA 30501
Geoffrey Whitehead of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will present on the history of the Buford Dam and the creation of Lake Lanier. The dam and lake were created to control downstream flooding, provide a reliable source of drinking water and hydroelectric power, and offer recreational activities for the community. During this forum you'll learn about the controversy over this huge endeavor and its impact on the surrounding community and environment.