New Gillespie Lake, central Illinois
New Gillespie Lake is on Dry Fork Macoupin Creek in Macoupin County, Illinois and is used for drinking water purposes. Construction was completed in 1956. It has a normal surface area of 216 acres. It is owned by the City Of Gillespie.
New Gillespie Lake Dam, also known as New Gillespie Lake is of earthen construction. Its height is 41 feet with a length of 868 feet. Maximum discharge is 12283 cubic feet per second. Its capacity is 4975 acre feet. Normal storage is 2325 acre feet. It drains an area of 12.3 square miles.
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