Lk Meredith nr Sanford

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LK Meredith Reservoir, located in Sanford, Texas, was constructed in 1965 and named after the late L.K. Meredith, a prominent businessman and rancher in the region. The reservoir has a capacity of 1.2 billion gallons and is used for various purposes, including flood control, municipal water supply, and recreation. The surface flow into the reservoir is primarily from the Canadian River, which is fed by snowmelt from the Rocky Mountains. The reservoir also receives some water from local streams and creeks. The primary recreational uses of the reservoir include fishing, boating, and camping. Additionally, the reservoir supports a significant agricultural industry in the surrounding area, particularly for cotton and wheat crops.

June 15, 2024







Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 2,839.15 ft
Maximum 2,893.28 ft
Average 2,871 ft
Dam_Height 228
Hydraulic_Height 192
Drainage_Area 20220
Year_Completed 1965
Nid_Storage 2385983
Structural_Height 228
Foundations Rock, Soil
Surface_Area 16513
Hazard_Potential High
Outlet_Gates None, Other Controlled - 5, Valve - 2
Dam_Length 6380
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Nid_Height 228

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