Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology

LK Sweetwater Reservoir is a man-made lake located in Sweetwater, Texas. The reservoir was created in 1973 by damming the Colorado River. The lake is the primary surface water source for the city of Sweetwater and the surrounding area. The hydrology of the reservoir is important for the local agriculture industry, as well as for recreational activities such as fishing and boating. The lake is also used for snowpack and surface water flow management. The primary providers of surface water to the reservoir are the Colorado River Municipal Water District and the West Central Texas Municipal Water District. The lake is a popular destination for fishing and boating, and is surrounded by parks and recreational areas. Additionally, the lake serves as a critical water source for agricultural irrigation in the region.

July 19, 2024







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Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 2,085.98 ft
Maximum 2,117 ft
Average 2,103 ft

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Nearby Camping & Amenities

Camping Area Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Spring Creek Marina & RV Park - San Angelo 83 1,873 ft
South Llano River State Park 58 1,736 ft
Middle Concho Park Numerous 1,880 ft
Equalization Channel - Twin Buttes Reservoir Numerous 1,956 ft
Stock Pen Crossing RV Park - Menard Numerous 1,884 ft
San Angelo State Park 200 1,944 ft
Schreiner City Park - Junction Numerous 1,689 ft
Twin Buttes Park Numerous 1,946 ft
Junction City Park Numerous 1,681 ft
Goodfellow AFB Military Numerous 1,879 ft

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