Old Gillespie Lake, central Illinois
Old Gillespie Lake is on the Dry Fork River in Macoupin County, Illinois and is used for drinking water purposes. Construction was completed in 1923. It has a normal surface area of 71 acres. It is owned by the City Of Gillespie.
Old Gillespie Lake Dam, also known as Old Gillespie Lake is of earthen construction. Its height is 35 feet with a length of 335 feet. Maximum discharge is 3598 cubic feet per second. Its capacity is 1149 acre feet. Normal storage is 592 acre feet. It drains an area of 5.7 square miles.
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