Canyon Lake Dam (Canyon Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Canyon Lake
NID ID: TX00004
Longitude: -98.1999
Latitude: 29.86667
County: COMAL
River: GUADALUPE RIVER
State: TX
Nearest City: NEW BRAUNFELS
Distance: 20.00 miles
Owner Name: CESWF
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CESWF, CESWF
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Earth
Core: Core (Position)
Foundation: R
Purposes: Water Supply
Year Completed: 1964
Dam Length: 210 feet
Dam Height: 224 feet
Structural Height: 224 feet
Hydraulic Height: 219 feet
Maximum Discharge: 502800 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 1208350 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 378900 acre-feet
Surface Area: 8308 acres
Drainage Area: 1425 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2008-03-11
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
State Regulating Agency: N
Spillway Type: Uncontrolled
Spillway Width: 1260 feet
Outlet Gates: Uncontrolled
Volume of Dam: 11430050 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:
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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