LK ATHENS NR ATHENS

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology


Lake Athens is a man-made reservoir located in Athens, Texas. The lake was built in 1962 by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and covers approximately 1,799 acres. The lake's primary purpose is to provide a water source for the city of Athens and surrounding areas. The lake is fed by several creeks and a dam on Prairie Creek. Lake Athens is known for its clear water and is a popular spot for fishing, boating, and water sports. The lake is also home to a variety of fish species, including largemouth bass, catfish, and crappie. In addition, the lake is used for agricultural and recreational purposes, including irrigation and providing a habitat for waterfowl. The lake's hydrology has been studied by various organizations, and several surface flow and snowpack providers contribute to the lake's water supply.

July 20, 2024

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Humidity

Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 434.38 ft
2011-11-19
Maximum 441.85 ft
2016-03-10
Average 439 ft

Regional Streamflow

1690

Cubic Feet Per Second

3130

Cubic Feet Per Second

120

Cubic Feet Per Second

38

Cubic Feet Per Second

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