City Crowell Lake Dam Enlargement – Crowell TX

Description

A Works Progress Administration (WPA) dam enlargement project was undertaken to increase the municipal water reserves of Crowell, Texas in an effort completed in 1936.

“The capacity of [Crowell’s] city lake was more than doubled by a WPA project completed last spring. The dam of the lake was raised three and one-half feet and the spillway three feet.”

Source notes

Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Sept. 27, 1936 (pg. 43): https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/636952219/

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on May 24, 2022.

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Location Info


Road 420
Crowell, TX

Coordinates: 34.012689, -99.758967

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