West Fork Above Bridgeport WS SCS Site 9 Dam is an earth dam built on the Briar Branch River and is located in , Texas. It was built in 1952 for the purpose of flood control.
The dam is owned by the local government.
West Fork Above Bridgeport WS SCS Site 9 Dam is owned by the local government.
|Dam length||1,195 feet|
|Dam height||31 feet|
|Structural height||31 feet|
|Hydraulic height||31 feet|
|Max discharge||4,164 cubic feet per second|
|Max storage||572 acre feet|
|Normal storage||123 acre feet|
|Surface area||43 acres|
|Drainage area||2 square miles|
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.
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.
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.
Number of cubic feet per second the spillway is capable of discharging when the reservoir is at its maximum designed water surface elevation.
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.
Surface area, in acres, of the impoundment at its normal retention level.
Inspections are every 5 years.
|NID ID (National ID)||TX03202|