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Texas
Water Supply
Privately owned
Built in 1974

Owens Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the Tr-West Fork Clear Creek River and is located in Texas. It was built in 1974 for the purpose of water supply.

The dam is privately owned by Tom Owens.

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Owens Lake Dam
Texas, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Water supply
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Tom Owens
Owner
Private

Owens Lake Dam is privately owned by Tom Owens.

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1974
Completed
Tr-West Fork Clear Creek River
River built on
Owens Lake Dam was built in 1974.
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Summary
Dam length 620 feet
Dam height 20 feet
Structural height 20 feet
Hydraulic height 20 feet
Max storage 60 acre feet
Normal storage 27 acre feet
620 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.

60 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.

27 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.

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Latitude 31
Longitude -99
NID ID (National ID) TX05218

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