Lake Colorado City Dam (Lake Colorado City)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Lake Colorado City Dam
NID ID: TX01693
Longitude: -100.9167
Latitude: 32.3183
County: MITCHELL
River: MORGAN CREEK
State: TX
Nearest City: NONE
Owner Name: LUMINANT POWER
Owner Type: Private
Dam Designer: FREESE AND NICHOLS
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Earth
Core: Homogeneous Dam (Position)
Earth (Type)
Known (Certainty)
Foundation: SK
Purposes: Recreation
Year Completed: 1949
Dam Length: 4500 feet
Dam Height: 85 feet
Structural Height: 85 feet
Hydraulic Height: 85 feet
Maximum Discharge: 153000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 93132 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 31484 acre-feet
Surface Area: 1610 acres
Drainage Area: 337 square miles
Hazard Potential: Low
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2011-11-09
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? Yes
State Regulating Agency: TCEQ
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 1220 feet
Outlet Gates: U2
Source Agency:

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