Crystal Lakes dam dedication planned

Completion of the Lower Lone Pine Lake expansion project, a massive undertaking that took nearly 20 years, will be celebrated at a dam dedication event at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 23 at Crystal Lakes.

Crystal Lake Community Manager, Gwen Cook, would like to invite the public to attend. Lower Lone Pine Lake was enlarged from a capacity of 10.5 acre feet to 100.5 acre feet. The enlargement raised the height of the existing dam by about 15 feet and increased the area of the lake from two acres to 6.4 acres. Approximately 50,000 cubic fill were used to enlarge the existing dam. Additional wetlands were created on the upstream portion of the reservoir project to replace wetland areas impacted or inundated by the enlargement.

For more details see

Support Northern Colorado Journalism

Show your support for North Forty News by helping us produce more content. It's a kind and simple gesture that will help us continue to bring more content to you.

BONUS - Donors get a link in their receipt to sign up for our once-per-week instant text messaging alert. Get your e-copy of North Forty News the moment it is released!

Click to Donate