By: Shane Simpson, Lake Conroe Division. SJRA has a long history of involvement and direct support for various external efforts in the San Jacinto River Basin related to water resources management. One of these important [...]
By: Bret Raley, SJRA Lake Conroe Division Manager. The San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) receives inquiries from the public on a wide variety of issues. Regardless of whether the questions are received via email, webmail, social [...]
By: David Sidney, Lake Conroe Division. Thousands—if not hundreds of thousands—of people will visit Lake Conroe during the next few months. Whether for a summer vacation or weekend getaway, Montgomery County’s largest recreational lake provides many [...]
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 [...]
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.
Establishment of submersed aquatic plant founder colonies in Lake Conroe required: 1) a source of plants and 2) protection from grazing by grass carp and other herbivores for some species. We used the following as a general outline for founder colony establishment.
The San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) has recently partnered with Seven Coves Bass Club, Texas Parks and Wildlife, and Lewisville Aquatic Ecosystem Research Facility (LAERF) in an attempt to restore native plant habitats to Lake Conroe.
The San Jacinto River Authority is an active partner with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and many other stakeholders in programs to enhance fish habitat in Lake Conroe.