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Three Rivers, Texas
Privately owned
Built in 1978

Lowe Lake No1 Dam is an earth dam built on the Tr-Richardson Creek River and is located in Three Rivers, Texas. It was built in 1978 .

The dam is privately owned by Guy Lowe.

Location
Lowe Lake No1 Dam
Three Rivers, Texas, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Guy Lowe
Owner
Private

Lowe Lake No1 Dam is privately owned by Guy Lowe.

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1978
Completed
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
Tr-Richardson Creek River
River built on
Lowe Lake No1 Dam was built in 1978.
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Summary
Dam length 575 feet
Dam height 18 feet
Max storage 65 acre feet
Normal storage 51 acre feet
Drainage area 212 square miles
575 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.

18 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.

65 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.

51 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.

212 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.

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Latitude 28
Longitude -98
NID ID (National ID) TX06753
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