Medina Diversion Lake Dam (Lake Medina)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Medina Diversion Lake Dam
NID ID: TX01788
Longitude: -98.901
Latitude: 29.5105
County: MEDINA
River: MEDINA RIVER
State: TX
Nearest City: RIO MEDINA
Distance: 10.00 miles
Owner Name: BMA WATER CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO 1
Owner Type: Local Government
Dam Designer: BARTLETT AND RANNEY
Private Dam? NO
Dam Type: Gravity
Core: Homogeneous Dam (Position)
Concrete (Type)
Known (Certainty)
Foundation: RK
Purposes: Irrigation
Year Completed: 1913
Dam Length: 450 feet
Dam Height: 51 feet
Structural Height: 62 feet
Hydraulic Height: 51 feet
Maximum Discharge: 678414 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 4500 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 4500 acre-feet
Surface Area: 177 acres
Drainage Area: 649 square miles
Hazard Potential: HIGH
Emergency Action Plan? YES
Inspection Date: 2011-08-18
Inspection Frequency: 0
State Regulated Dam? YES
State Regulating Agency: TCEQ
Spillway Type: UNCONTROLLED
Spillway Width: 360 feet
Outlet Gates: V12;S2;U1
Source Agency:

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