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Texas
Water Supply
Privately owned
Built in 1952

Walker Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the Tr-Big Cow Creek River and is located in Texas. It was built in 1952 for the purpose of water supply.

The dam is privately owned by Walker Lumber Company.

Location
Walker Lake Dam
Texas, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Water supply
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Walker Lumber Company
Owner
Private

Walker Lake Dam is privately owned by Walker Lumber Company.

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1952
Completed
Tr-Big Cow Creek River
River built on
Walker Lake Dam was built in 1952.
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Summary
Dam length 800 feet
Dam height 17 feet
Structural height 17 feet
Hydraulic height 17 feet
Max storage 175 acre feet
Normal storage 156 acre feet
Drainage area 1 square miles
800 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.

17 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.

17 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.

17 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.

175 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.

156 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.

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

Has emergency action plan
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.

2/3/2009
Most recent inspection date

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Latitude 30
Longitude -93
NID ID (National ID) TX03882

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