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Lewisville, Texas
Flood Control
Local government owned
Built in 1988

Paluxy River WS SCS Site 5 Dam is an earth dam built on the Germany Creek River and is located in Lewisville, Texas. It was built in 1988 for the purpose of flood control.

The dam is owned by the local government.

Location
Paluxy River WS SCS Site 5 Dam
Lewisville, Texas, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Flood control
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Cross Timbers Swcd, Erath County,
Owner
Local government

Paluxy River WS SCS Site 5 Dam is owned by the local government.

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1988
Completed
USDA NRCS
Dam designer
Germany Creek River
River built on
Paluxy River WS SCS Site 5 Dam was built in 1988.
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Summary
Dam length 1,640 feet
Dam height 58 feet
Structural height 67 feet
Hydraulic height 58 feet
Max storage 1,604 acre feet
Normal storage 171 acre feet
Surface area 25 acres
Drainage area 160 square miles
1,640 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.

58 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.

67 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.

58 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.

1,604 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.

171 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.

25 acres
Surface area

Surface area, in acres, of the impoundment at its normal retention level.

160 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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Former name 0
Latitude 32
Longitude -98
NID ID (National ID) TX06653

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