Whitney Lake Dam (Lake Whitney)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Whitney Lake
NID ID: TX00017
Longitude: -97.36667
Latitude: 31.85
County: BOSQUE
River: BRAZOS RIVER
State: TX
Nearest City: WACO
Distance: 32.00 miles
Owner Name: CESWF
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CESWF, CESWF
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Earth
Core: Homogeneous Dam (Position)
Foundation: R
Purposes: Water Supply
Year Completed: 1951
Dam Length: 7538 feet
Dam Height: 159 feet
Structural Height: 166 feet
Hydraulic Height: 148 feet
Maximum Discharge: 632000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 2100400 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 627100 acre-feet
Surface Area: 23560 acres
Drainage Area: 17656 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2010-04-27
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
State Regulating Agency: N
Spillway Type: Controlled
Spillway Width: 680 feet
Volume of Dam: 2253300 cubic yards
Federal Design Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Construction Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Regulatory Agency:
Federal Inspection Agency: CE
Federal Operating Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Owner (Agency): Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Other Federal Agencies: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Source Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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