Millers Creek Reservoir (Brazos River Basin)

An aerial map photo for Miller Creek Reservoir (source unknown)Millers Creek Reservoir is located about nine miles southeast of Goree in Baylor and Throckmorton counties, on Millers Creek, a tributary of the Brazos River.  It is owned by North Central Texas Municipal Water Authority and the Texas Water Development Board for municipal and industrial water supply and recreational purposes.  Construction for Millers Creek Dam was completed in 1974.  The dam is an earthfill embankment approximately 9,250 feet in length and 75 feet high, with an upper elevation of 1,355.0 feet.  The service spillway is a concrete rectangular-shaped drop-inlet structure with an uncontrolled crest at elevation 1334.54 feet.  The low-flow outlet is an 18 inch diameter concrete encased pipe at elevation 1,305.0 feet.  The emergency spillway, located at the west end of the dam, is an uncontrolled earthen channel with a 3,000 foot crest length at elevation 1,340.0 feet.  According to TWDB 1993 Survey, the reservoir has a conservation pool storage capacity of 28,051 acre-feet with a surface area of 2,212 acres at elevation 1334 feet above mean sea level.  The dam controls a drainage area of about 228 square miles.

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