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Copperas Cove, Texas
Federal ownership

Dam 18 is an earth dam built on the Coryell River and is located in Copperas Cove, Texas. It was built .

The dam is under federal ownership and is owned by the Fort Hood. It is also known as 42H.

Location
Dam 18
Copperas Cove, Texas, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Rock & Soil
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Fort Hood
Owner
Federal

Dam 18 is under federal ownership and is owned by the Fort Hood.

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Summary
Dam length 1,070 feet
Dam height 28 feet
Max storage 29 acre feet
Normal storage 15 acre feet
Drainage area 0 square miles
1,070 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.

28 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.

29 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.

15 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.

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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Low
Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the low hazard potential classification are those where failure or misoperation results in no probable loss of human life and low economic and/or environ-mental losses. Losses are principally limited to the owner’s property.

No emergency action plan
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.

9/22/2016
Most recent inspection date

Inspections are every 4 years.

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Also known as 42H
Distance to nearest town (miles) 6
Latitude 31
Longitude -97
NID ID (National ID) TX10117

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