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Welcome to Jim Chapman Lake & Cooper Dam
Jim Chapman Lake (also known as Cooper Lake) is a 19,305 acre impoundment that provides water supply storage for the North Texas Municipal Water District, the Sulphur River Municipal Water District, and the city of Irving. This water supply storage exists in the conservation pool between elevations 415.5 ft msl and 440.0 ft msl. The water intake structure is located on the South shore of the lake, which pulls anywhere from 2.0 million gallons per day of water in the winter months to 5.0 million gallons per day in the summer months.
Lake Elevation / Gate Opening Information
|Jim Chapman Lake\Cooper Dam|
|7 FEB 2023|
|Current Elevation||Normal Elevation||Currently Releasing||Current Wind Speed||Current Wind Direction||Max Wind Speed (Last 6 Hours)|
|438.52 ft||440.00 ft||8 cfs||7.63 mph||169.00 deg
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The Recreation.gov website has an entirely new look with features including simplified search capabilities, enhanced content and streamlined Google maps. Visitors to the website can now do much more than make reservations for camping, tours and tickets at federal facilities. The Corps has almost 30,000 reservable campsites in Recreation.gov and there is a wealth of information about Corps water resources projects. More details on the new features added to the Recreation.gov website may be found under the “New Look! New Features!” Tab located at the top right hand corner of Recreation.gov home page. We hope you take some time to explore the new Recreation.gov website, and better yet, we hope you find some great new places to get out and Explore Your America! http://www.recreation.gov
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