Falcon Dam (Falcon Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Falcon
Other Name: NONE
NID ID: TX00024
Longitude: -99.1669
Latitude: 26.559
County: STARR
River: RIO GRANDE
State: TX
Nearest City: Roma
Distance: 20.00 miles
Owner Name: IBWC
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: DOIBR
Private Dam? No
Core: Core (Position)
Earth (Type)
Known (Certainty)
Foundation: R
Purposes: Flood Control
Year Completed: 1953
Year Modified/Mod Type: 0
Dam Length: 26294 feet
Dam Height: 150 feet
Structural Height: 175 feet
Hydraulic Height: 141 feet
Maximum Discharge: 456000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 3177000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 2668000 acre-feet
Surface Area: 115400 acres
Drainage Area: 159270 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2012-08-02
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
State Regulating Agency: N
Spillway Type: Controlled
Spillway Width: 350 feet
Outlet Gates: L
Volume of Dam: 13242000 cubic yards
Federal Funding Agency: NONE
Federal Design Agency: Department of Interior;
Bureau of Reclamation
Federal Construction Agency: Department of State;
International Boundary and Water Commission
Federal Regulatory Agency: Department of State;
International Boundary and Water Commission
Federal Inspection Agency: CE
Federal Operating Agency: Department of State;
International Boundary and Water Commission
Federal Owner (Agency): Department of State;
International Boundary and Water Commission
Other Federal Agencies: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Source Agency: Department of State;
International Boundary and Water Commission

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