Black Lake Bayou near Clarence

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology

Black Lake Bayou is a small stream that flows through Clarence, Louisiana. The stream has a long history, as it was once an important transportation route for Native American tribes and later for European settlers. Today, the bayou is primarily used for agricultural purposes, including irrigation and livestock watering. It also serves as a recreational area for fishing and boating. The hydrology of the bayou is influenced by the surrounding landscape, which includes forests, wetlands, and agricultural fields. Specific surface flow providers include rainfall and runoff from nearby streams, while snowpack is not a significant contributor. Despite its importance to the local community, Black Lake Bayou has experienced issues with water quality and sedimentation, which have had negative impacts on aquatic life and recreational activities.

May 28, 2024







Stream Water Level Elevation Above Navd 1988, In Ft 24hr Change 0.1%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 94.66 ft
Maximum 106.41 ft
Average 100 ft

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