Houston County Lk nr Crockett

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology

Houston County Lake is located near Crockett, Texas, and was constructed in 1966 for the purpose of flood control, water supply, and recreation. The lake is primarily fed by the Bedias Creek watershed, and the water is used for agricultural irrigation, livestock, and municipal purposes. The surface flow of the lake is managed by the Brazos River Authority, which operates the dam and spillway. The snowpack in the area is typically minimal, with precipitation occurring primarily in the form of rain. The lake is popular for fishing, boating, and camping, and is home to several species of fish, including catfish, bass, and crappie. The surrounding land is used for agriculture, primarily for cattle and hay production.

June 14, 2024







Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change -0.03%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 255.63 ft
Maximum 263.47 ft
Average 260 ft
Dam_Height 51
Hydraulic_Height 51
Drainage_Area 44
Year_Completed 1966
Nid_Storage 27000
Structural_Height 63
Foundations Soil
Surface_Area 1282
Hazard_Potential Not Available
Outlet_Gates Uncontrolled - 2, Valve - 2
Dam_Length 1700
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Nid_Height 63

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