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Texas
Irrigation
Privately owned
Built in 1957

Coale Dam is an earth dam built on the Tr-Bastrop Bayou River and is located in Texas. It was built in 1957 for the purpose of irrigation.

The dam is privately owned by Laverne Coale.

Location
Coale Dam
Texas, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Irrigation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Laverne Coale
Owner
Private

Coale Dam is privately owned by Laverne Coale.

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1957
Completed
Tr-Bastrop Bayou River
River built on
Coale Dam was built in 1957.
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Summary
Dam length 6,100 feet
Dam height 8 feet
Structural height 8 feet
Hydraulic height 8 feet
Max storage 250 acre feet
6,100 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.

8 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.

8 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.

8 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.

250 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.

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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.

2/15/1984
Most recent inspection date

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Latitude 29
Longitude -95
NID ID (National ID) TX01728

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