Location within Oklahoma
|Location||Delaware County, Oklahoma|
|Dam and spillways|
|Length||2,100 ft (640 m)|
|Elevation at crest||778 ft (237 m)|
|Total capacity||80,800 acre·ft (99,700,000 m3) nominal|
|Surface area||2,800 acres (1,100 ha)|
|Maximum length||8.5 mi (13.7 km)|
|Maximum width||0.7 mi (1.1 km)|
In 1952, Lake Eucha in Delaware County, Oklahoma, was created by completion of the Eucha dam on Spavinaw Creek. The nearest town is Jay, Oklahoma. This lake is owned by the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma and functions as additional storage and as a buffer for Lake Spavinaw, which is the principal municipal water source for Tulsa.
The lake is 8.5 miles (13.7 km) long by 0.7 miles (1.1 km) wide. with a storage capacity of 80,000 acre feet (99,000,000 m3). Its surface area is 2,800 acres (11 km2) and the shoreline is about 50 miles (80 km).The dam elevation is 778 feet (0.237 km) and is 2,100 feet (0.64 km) long.
Lake Eucha is also a popular place for fishing.
- City of Tulsa, Retrieved January 4, 2011
- Green Country Lakes Website. Accessed October 23, 2011
- City of Tulsa. "Water Supply Lakes - Eucha and Spavinaw Watersheds." Retrieved October 24, 2011.
- Stauber, Rose. "Delaware County," Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, 2009. Accessed March 25, 2015.
- Robertson, Joe. "Great Lake,"Tulsa World, January 12, 1998, last modified February 27, 2007, retrieved January 4, 2010. [www.acecok.org/Mar07FirstWord.pdf]