Category: HLE Residents

Holiday Lake Estates – Resident History, News, Info, & Groups

Emergency Action Plan – Dams & Spillways

From the 2006 “TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY” Guidelines for Operation and Maintenance of Dams in Texas Emergency Action Plan Guidelines History has shown that dams sometimes fail and that often these failures cause loss of life, injuries and extensive property damage. You should prepare for this possibility by developing an emergency action plan which …

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Holiday Lake Estates Dams & Spillways – TCEQ Info & Regulations

Holiday Lake Estates was established as a subdivision community, in Polk County Texas, in the early 1960’s by CJ Gerlach. During the development of this community, several Dams and 1 Spillway was built. Those are privately owned by the HLECC (& the residents within it), but the spillway is inspected and regulated by TCEQ (Texas …

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Holiday Lake Estates Waterways – Post-Harvey

Holiday Lake Estates was established as a subdivision community, in Polk County Texas, in the early 1960’s by CJ Gerlach.  During the development of this community, several Dams and 1 Spillway was built.  There were also several ‘run-off’ areas established during that construction. They were referred to as ‘Reserve’ areas.  Sadly, some of those have …

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LONDA LYNN DAM/SPILLWAY

LONDA LYNN DAM/SPILLWAY: With the current possible flood warning, and the effects of Harvey on our community, I feel compelled to write this. I know, first hand, that in 2017, one of the HLECC board members contacted TCEQ multiple times to get the scheduled inspection of the Londa Lynn dam and spillway completed. I am …

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