Lake Cherokee Dam (Lake Cherokee)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Lake Cherokee Dam
NID ID: TX03453
Longitude: -94.6061
Latitude: 32.3617
County: GREGG
River: CHEROKEE BAYOU
State: TX
Nearest City: NONE
Owner Name: CHEROKEE WATER COMPANY
Owner Type: Private
Dam Designer: POWELL & POWELL;POWELL & POWELL
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Earth
Core: Upstream Facing (Position)
Earth (Type)
Known (Certainty)
Foundation: SK
Purposes: Water Supply
Year Completed: 1948
Year Modified/Mod Type: 1958O
Dam Length: 4988 feet
Dam Height: 45 feet
Structural Height: 45 feet
Hydraulic Height: 42 feet
Maximum Discharge: 130000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 101041 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 46700 acre-feet
Surface Area: 877 acres
Drainage Area: 158 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2010-06-01
Inspection Frequency: 0
State Regulated Dam? Yes
State Regulating Agency: TCEQ
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 1130 feet
Outlet Gates: U3;V1
Volume of Dam: 62400 cubic yards
Source Agency:

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