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Texas
Water Supply
Privately owned
Built in 1940

6 Section Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the Indian Creek River and is located in Texas. It was built in 1940 for the purpose of water supply.

The dam is privately owned by Miles Childers.

Location
6 Section Lake Dam
Texas, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Water supply
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Miles Childers
Owner
Private

6 Section Lake Dam is privately owned by Miles Childers.

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1940
Completed
Indian Creek River
River built on
6 Section Lake Dam was built in 1940.
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Summary
Dam height 35 feet
Structural height 35 feet
Hydraulic height 35 feet
Max storage 280 acre feet
Normal storage 90 acre feet
Surface area 15 acres
35 feet
Dam height

Height of the dam is defined as the vertical distance between the lowest point on the crest of the dam and the lowest point in the original streambed.

35 feet
Structural height

Structural height of the dam is defined as the vertical distance from the lowest point of the excavated foundation to the top of the dam. Top of dam refers to the parapet wall and not the crest.

35 feet
Hydraulic height

Hydraulic height of the dam is defined as the vertical difference between the maximum design water level and the lowest point in the original streambed.

280 acre feet
Max storage

Maximum storage is defined as the total storage space in a reservoir below the maximum attainable water surface elevation, including any surcharge storage.

90 acre feet
Normal storage

Normal storage is defined as the total storage space in a reservoir below the normal retention level, including dead and inactive storage and excluding any flood control or surcharge storage. For normally dry flood control dams, the normal storage will be a zero value.

15 acres
Surface area

Surface area, in acres, of the impoundment at its normal retention level.

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Not available
Downstream potential hazard

Not required
Emergency action plan

An emergency action plan is defined as a plan of action to be taken to reduce the potential for property damage and loss of life in an area affected by a dam failure or large flood.

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Latitude 35
Longitude -101
NID ID (National ID) TX03924

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