Belton Lk nr Belton

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Belton Lake is a man-made reservoir located on the Leon River in Texas, USA. It was created in 1954 as part of the Belton Dam project and serves as a flood control, water supply, and recreational resource for the region. The lake has a capacity of over 400,000 acre-feet of water and covers an area of 12,300 acres. The hydrology of the lake is influenced by the Leon River and other tributaries. The lake provides surface flow for the surrounding agricultural lands and supports various recreational activities such as fishing, boating, camping, and hiking. The snowpack providers for the lake are the surrounding hills and mountains that receive significant snowfall during the winter months. The lake has become a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, attracting thousands of visitors each year.

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Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change -0.07%
Percent of Normal 101%
Minimum 574.62 ft
2023-10-23
Maximum 619.5 ft
2016-06-28
Average 595 ft
Dam_Height 192
Hydraulic_Height 187
Drainage_Area 3560
Year_Completed 1954
Nid_Storage 1876700
Structural_Height 192
Foundations Rock, Soil
Surface_Area 12300
Hazard_Potential High
Outlet_Gates Uncontrolled - 0
River_Or_Stream LEON RIVER
Dam_Length 5524
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Nid_Height 192

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