H.V. Eastman Lake, central California
H.v.eastman Lake is the result of Buchanan Dam on the Chowchilla River in Madera County, California and is used for flood control, irrigation and recreation purposes. Construction was completed in 1975. Its normal surface area is 2.8 square miles. It is owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Buchanan Dam, also known as H.v.eastman Lake is of earthen construction, rock fill. Its height is 218 feet with a length of 1746 feet. Maximum discharge is 106000 cubic feet per second. Its capacity is 150000 acre feet. Normal storage is 105000 acre feet. It drains an area of 235 square miles.
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