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SJRA News/Blog posts

Update on Rainfall and River Flow

Working in the water business often feels like a roller coaster ride between too much and too little. May has been one of those months of “too much,” although after the drought years our area has suffered through, I’m not complaining. The purpose of this article is

Lewis Creek Reservoir (Entergy)

The total volume of Lewis Creek Reservoir is only 17,000 acre-feet. Even if the entire volume were to be released into Lake Conroe, it would only result in about an 8 or 9 inch rise in lake level.

Additional Heavy Rainfall Expected in Montgomery County; Precautions Recommended in Low-Lying Areas

The Lake Conroe area has already experienced three to six inches of rainfall this week, and the latest forecast from the National Weather Service indicates that additional heavy rainfall is expected this afternoon.

Significant Rainfall Event in Lake Conroe Area

The Lake Conroe watershed is currently experiencing a significant rainfall event that is resulting in both lake level rise and increased flow in local rivers and streams. As of 2:00 PM on May 11, 2015, Lake Conroe’s water level was six inches over its “full” level of

Lake Conroe Reaches Full Pool Elevation

Lake Conroe is officially “full.” At approximately 11:30 A.M. on Tuesday, May 13th, the water elevation of Lake Conroe reached 201.00 feet above mean sea level.

Fishery Habitat Restoration

A Conroe multi-organizational coalition is being recognized with the state’s highest environmental honor, the 2013 Texas Environmental Excellence Award in the Civic/Community category.