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Texas
Irrigation
Privately owned
Built in 1954

Dana-Tule Levee 2 Dam is an earth dam built on the Cameron CO Main Ditch #2 River and is located in Texas. It was built in 1954 for the purpose of irrigation.

The dam is privately owned by Martha Dana Mercer Trust.

Location
Dana-Tule Levee 2 Dam
Texas, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Irrigation
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Martha Dana Mercer Trust
Owner
Private

Dana-Tule Levee 2 Dam is privately owned by Martha Dana Mercer Trust.

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1954
Completed
Cameron CO Main Ditch #2 River
River built on
Dana-Tule Levee 2 Dam was built in 1954.
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Summary
Dam length 6,000 feet
Dam height 8 feet
Structural height 8 feet
Hydraulic height 8 feet
Max storage 374 acre feet
Normal storage 280 acre feet
6,000 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.

374 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.

280 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.

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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.

3/2/1976
Most recent inspection date

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Latitude 26
Longitude -97
NID ID (National ID) TX04033

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