Hords Ck Lk nr Valera

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Hords Creek Lake, located in Valera, Texas, was created in 1951 by the United States Army Corps of Engineers as part of a flood control project. The lake covers approximately 6,400 acres and holds 121,500 acre-feet of water. The primary source of water for the lake is the Colorado River, which is fed by snowpack in the Rocky Mountains. The lake serves as a source of irrigation for agriculture and is also used for recreational activities such as boating, fishing, and camping. The lake is home to a variety of fish including largemouth bass, catfish, and crappie. The surrounding area is also known for its rich oil and gas deposits.

June 21, 2024







Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 1,879.11 ft
Maximum 1,899.4 ft
Average 1,889 ft
Dam_Height 91
Hydraulic_Height 86
Drainage_Area 48
Year_Completed 1948
Nid_Storage 49290
Structural_Height 91
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Foundations Rock, Soil
Surface_Area 510
Outlet_Gates Uncontrolled - 0
River_Or_Stream HORDS CREEK
Dam_Length 6800
Hazard_Potential High
Nid_Height 91

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