Top 20 Social Media Posts of 2020

2020 has been the year of social media! With more people working remotely and just about everything becoming virtual during this time, our social media reached more people than ever before. SJRA loved having the opportunity [...]

2021-02-02T13:49:47-06:00December 17, 2020|Categories: Lake Conroe|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Top 20 Social Media Posts of 2020

Extensometers and Subsidence

According to the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District (HGSD), land subsidence is the sinking of the earth’s surface due to subsurface (underground) movements. Land subsidence occurs when large amounts of groundwater have been excessively withdrawn from an aquifer. [...]

2020-12-01T15:31:29-06:00December 1, 2020|Categories: Woodlands|Tags: , |Comments Off on Extensometers and Subsidence

Four SJRA Projects Advance in State Grant Process

Flood mitigation projects to involve local partners San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) recently found out that the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) ranked four of its five proposed flood infrastructure projects as priorities for the 2020 [...]

2020-12-01T15:12:22-06:00December 1, 2020|Categories: Flood Management|Comments Off on Four SJRA Projects Advance in State Grant Process

Happy Birthday, Lake Conroe!

This month we celebrate the lake! October marks the month that a very wet forecast filled Lake Conroe—in less than nine months—back in 1973. Lake Conroe was constructed by the San Jacinto River Authority through a [...]

2020-12-01T15:10:14-06:00October 21, 2020|Categories: Lake Conroe|Comments Off on Happy Birthday, Lake Conroe!

Aquatic Plant Management on Lake Conroe

For more than 40 years, aquatic vegetation has been a matter of concern on Lake Conroe.  The San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) and Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPWD) are close and collaborative partners in the on-going [...]

2020-09-30T11:30:36-05:00September 30, 2020|Categories: Habitat, Lake Conroe|Comments Off on Aquatic Plant Management on Lake Conroe

Bear Branch Gravity Main Project Update

Over time infrastructure needs to be evaluated for repairs and improvements.  As the operator of three wastewater treatment plants that serve the needs of Municipal Utility Districts (MUDs) throughout The Woodlands, the San Jacinto River Authority [...]

2020-09-30T11:20:12-05:00September 30, 2020|Categories: Woodlands|Comments Off on Bear Branch Gravity Main Project Update

Lake Conroe and Lake Houston: a Comparison

Lake Conroe After the record-breaking seven-year drought in the 1950s, a plan was made to construct Lake Conroe as part of a reservoir-building boom.  After the drought, the state decided to build several reservoirs to prevent [...]

2020-09-01T12:21:29-05:00August 18, 2020|Categories: Lake Conroe|Tags: |Comments Off on Lake Conroe and Lake Houston: a Comparison
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