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Texas
Fire Protection / Stock / Small Fish Pond
Privately owned
Built in 1960

Collins Dam is an earth dam built on the Tr-Murchison Creek River and is located in Texas. It was built in 1960 for the purpose of fire protection / stock / small fish pond.

The dam is privately owned by Dwayne Collins DVM.

Location
Collins Dam
Texas, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Fire protection / Stock / Small fish pond
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Dwayne Collins DVM
Owner
Private

Collins Dam is privately owned by Dwayne Collins DVM.

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1960
Completed
Tr-Murchison Creek River
River built on
Collins Dam was built in 1960.
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Summary
Dam length 500 feet
Dam height 15 feet
Structural height 15 feet
Hydraulic height 15 feet
Max storage 150 acre feet
Normal storage 96 acre feet
Surface area 12 acres
Drainage area 0 square miles
500 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.

15 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.

15 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.

15 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.

150 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.

96 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.

12 acres
Surface area

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

0 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.

4/3/1991
Most recent inspection date

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Latitude 32
Longitude -95
NID ID (National ID) TX02802

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