Lake Stamford

Lake Stamford is a reservoir formed by Stamford Dam. It is located 10 miles (16 km) northeast of Stamford, Texas in southeastern Haskell County, Texas. The lake had a storage capacity in 1999 of 51,573 acre feet (63,614,000 m3) and drains an area approximately 360 square miles (930 km2). Due to sedimentation, the estimated capacity as of 2011 is approximately 50,277 acre·ft (62,016,000 m3). The City of Stamford owns the lake and half the water rights to Lake Stamford (AEP currently owns the other half). The city also owns, operates and maintains associated Stamford Dam. Lake Stamford serves as the municipal water source for Stamford, Texas and several small neighboring communities.

Read more about Lake Stamford:  Construction, Water Levels, Sale of Water To Tenaska, Power Plant

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Lake Stamford - Power Plant
... Texas Utilities) has a gas-fired electric generating power plant located at Lake Stamford ... When operating, water is pumped directly from the lake for industrial (cooling) purposes ... AEP holds half the water rights in Lake Stamford ...

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