Lake Bistineau Near Ringgold
June 7 2023
141 ft+0.01% today
100% of Normal • Normal
Water lake or reservoir water surface elevation above ngvd 1929, ft levels at Lake Bistineau Near Ringgold are currently 141 ft, about 100% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 141.53ft.
Maximum recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft since record keeping began in 2019 was 2021-03-06 when levels reached 144.61 ft. Lowest recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft was 2021-11-11 when levels receded to 133.36 ft.
Lake Bistineau is a popular recreational lake located near Ringgold, LA in Louisiana. The lake was created by the damming of Dorcheat Bayou in the 1800s to provide power to local sawmills. The hydrology of the lake is influenced by two main sources of water: surface flow from Dorcheat Bayou and surrounding creeks, and precipitation and snowmelt from the Red River Basin. The lake provides water for agricultural irrigation and serves as a habitat for a variety of wildlife species, including fish, birds, and alligators. Recreational activities include fishing, boating, and camping. However, the lake is currently facing environmental challenges such as invasive species and pollution, which threaten the health of the ecosystem.
|Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change||0.01%|
|Percent of Normal||100%|