Lake Fork Res Nr Quitman
June 6 2023
402 ft0% today
100% of Normal • Normal
Water lake or reservoir water surface elevation above ngvd 1929, ft levels at Lake Fork Res Nr Quitman are currently 402 ft, about 100% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 401.86ft.
Maximum recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft since record keeping began in 2007 was 2015-12-28 when levels reached 405.02 ft. Lowest recorded Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, ft was 2011-12-03 when levels receded to 395.26 ft.
Lake Fork Reservoir is located in Wood County, Texas, near the town of Quitman. It was created in 1980 for flood control and serves as a major water supply for the surrounding area. The lake has a surface area of 27,690 acres and a maximum depth of 70 feet. The Sabine River Authority operates and manages the reservoir. The hydrology of Lake Fork is primarily dependent on rainfall, and the lake receives water from several small creeks and streams. Its main tributary is the Lake Fork Creek. The reservoir is also used for recreational activities such as boating, fishing, and camping. The lake has become famous for its trophy bass fishing, attracting anglers from all over the world. Additionally, it is used for agricultural purposes, particularly for irrigation.
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