Choke Canyon Res nr Three Rivers

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology

Choke Canyon Reservoir is located in Three Rivers, Texas, and is a popular destination for fishing, boating, camping, and hiking. The reservoir was created in 1982 by damming the Frio River and serves as a water source for the surrounding area. The reservoir has a surface area of over 25,000 acres and a maximum depth of 95 feet. The hydrology of the reservoir is influenced by the Frio River, as well as several smaller creeks and streams. The reservoir also receives water from snowpack providers in the neighboring mountain ranges. Agriculture is an important industry in the region, and the reservoir is used for irrigation purposes. Recreational activities also contribute to the local economy. The reservoir is home to a variety of fish species, including catfish, bass, and crappie.

June 13, 2024







Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change 0.01%
Percent of Normal 94%
Minimum 191 ft
Maximum 220.53 ft
Average 203 ft
Dam_Height 116
Hydraulic_Height 106
Drainage_Area 5530
Year_Completed 1982
Nid_Storage 1096261
Structural_Height 141
River_Or_Stream FRIO RIVER
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Foundations Soil
Surface_Area 25733
Hazard_Potential High
Outlet_Gates Other Controlled - 5, Slide (sluice gate) - 7, Tainter (radial) - 7
Dam_Length 18504
Nid_Height 141

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