Lake Meredith

Cooperative project for municipal water supply by Amarillo, Lubbock and other High Plains cities; Impounded by Sanford Dam; Lake Meredith can only hold 500,000 acre-ft. before it must release water to flow to Oklahoma.

Lake Measurements

Surface Area (in acres)
7,097
Storage Capacity (in acre-feet)
500,000

Belongs to

Lake Meredith is part of or belongs to the following places.

Lake Maintained or Owned by

Canadian River Municipal Water Authority and USBR

Date of Origin

1965 57 years ago

Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Lake Meredith is classified as a Lake

Purposes

  • Flood Control
  • Recreation
  • Municipal water supply
  • Industry

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