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Dams ... Ponds ... Lakes ... Spillways
Photos of the various structures and how they performed during the heavy rains in the fall of 2003, along with some more recent photos.

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Site #3  - near Kyle

During the heavy rains in Nov.2004, the entire backside of this dam gave way in a slide.  This is why it is important that we maintain structures.

Plum Creek Conservation District has applied for Emergency Watershed Protection assistance to help repair this structure.

Site #3 - near Kyle

Another picture of the slide just a few months later.  PCCD has plans for repair.

All Sites

Fertilizer/Herbicide trucks, preparing to spray PCCD dam sites.


Site#28 -
near McMahan

Retaining floodwaters from heavy rains in November 2003
 

Site#31 - near Tilmon

At full capacity, the waters have reached the emergency spillway.


Site #34 -
West of Lockhart

The purpose of these lakes is to catch flood waters to be released at an engineered rate
 


Site # 1
- The Plum Creek Development and Golf course in Kyle

This photo shows the influx of development around the lake and the importance of their proper maintenance.
 

Site #3

This shows a small lake with the new Kyle High school in the background.  It also shows the principal spillway, which goes to a concrete drain underwater.  When a dam catches too much water for the principal spillway to release, the water backs up to an emergency spillway, as in Site 31 near Tilmon.
 

Photos - Page 2


 

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