Current Conditions on Lake Conroe
The Highlands Division delivers raw water from Lake Houston and the Trinity River through an extensive 27-mile system of canals and a 1,400-acre staging reservoir. The Highlands Division delivers more water each day than all of SJRA’s other operating divisions combined.
The Lake Conroe Division’s primary functions include: Municipal and industrial raw water supply, reservoir operations, water quality and source water protection, invasive species management, navigational safety, and regulation of structures on the reservoir.
The Woodlands Division provides wholesale water supply and wastewater treatment services to The Woodlands through three regional wastewater treatment plants, a wastewater conveyance system with thirty plus lift stations, five water plants, thirty eight water wells, six elevated and eight ground storage tanks, and miles of wastewater collection and potable water distribution lines.
The Groundwater Reduction Plan Division (GRP Division) is responsible for implementing a countywide program that will meet the requirements of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District to substantially reduce future groundwater usage from the Gulf Coast Aquifer by ensuring a reliable, long-term diversified portfolio of alternative water supply sources for all of Montgomery County.
The Flood Management Division’s primary functions include: developing short-term and long-term regional flood management strategies within the Authority’s portion of the San Jacinto River Basin; building partnerships with federal, state, and local government entities; identifying funding sources and opportunities; and coordinating, collaborating, and potentially partnering with other flood management entities throughout the entire San Jacinto River basin.