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Texas
Irrigation
Local government owned
Built in 1934

Adams Gardens Reservoir Levee is an earth dam built on the Off Ch-Resaca DE Los Fresnos River and is located in Texas. It was built in 1934 for the purpose of irrigation.

The dam is owned by the local government.

Location
Adams Gardens Reservoir Levee
Texas, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Irrigation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Adams Gardens Irrigation District 19
Owner
Local government

Adams Gardens Reservoir Levee is owned by the local government.

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1934
Completed
Off Ch-Resaca DE Los Fresnos River
River built on
Adams Gardens Reservoir Levee was built in 1934.
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Summary
Dam length 22,846 feet
Dam height 16 feet
Structural height 16 feet
Hydraulic height 16 feet
Max storage 4,100 acre feet
Normal storage 2,250 acre feet
Surface area 370 acres
Drainage area 1 square miles
22,846 feet
Dam length

Length of the dam is defined as the length along the top of the dam. This also includes the spillway, powerplant, navigation lock, fish pass, etc., where these form part of the length of the dam. If detached from the dam, these structures should not be included.

16 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.

16 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.

16 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.

4,100 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.

2,250 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.

370 acres
Surface area

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

1 square miles
Drainage area

Drainage area of the dam, in square miles, which is defined as the area that drains to a particular point (in this case, the dam) on a river or stream.

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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.

1/31/1990
Most recent inspection date

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Latitude 26
Longitude -97
NID ID (National ID) TX04056

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