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Texas
Water Supply
Privately owned
Built in 1955

K. Ranch Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the Tr-Navasota River and is located in Texas. It was built in 1955 for the purpose of water supply.

The dam is privately owned by Selected Lands LTD NO 18.

Location
K. Ranch Lake Dam
Texas, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Water supply
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Selected Lands LTD NO 18
Owner
Private

K. Ranch Lake Dam is privately owned by Selected Lands LTD NO 18.

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1955
Completed
Tr-Navasota River
River built on
K. Ranch Lake Dam was built in 1955.
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Summary
Dam length 880 feet
Dam height 20 feet
Structural height 20 feet
Hydraulic height 20 feet
Max discharge 4,598 cubic feet per second
Max storage 377 acre feet
Normal storage 216 acre feet
Surface area 35 acres
Drainage area 1 square miles
880 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.

20 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.

20 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.

20 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.

4,598 cubic feet per second
Max discharge

Number of cubic feet per second the spillway is capable of discharging when the reservoir is at its maximum designed water surface elevation.

377 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.

216 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.

35 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.

9/28/1982
Most recent inspection date

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Latitude 30
Longitude -96
NID ID (National ID) TX03072
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