Oak Ck Res nr Blackwell

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology

Oak Creek Reservoir, located in Blackwell, Texas, was constructed in 1958 by the Upper Colorado River Authority for municipal, industrial, and agricultural purposes. The reservoir covers an area of 3,440 acres and has a maximum depth of 80 feet. The hydrology of Oak Creek Reservoir is primarily fed by the Oak Creek and a few small tributaries. The reservoir's surface flow is controlled by the dam and spillway. The snowpack providers for Oak Creek Reservoir are limited, as the region experiences a subtropical humid climate. The reservoir is primarily used for agricultural purposes, including irrigation for crops and livestock. Recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and camping are also popular on the reservoir. Oak Creek Reservoir is an essential water source for the surrounding communities and plays an important role in the region's economy.

May 21, 2024







Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Ngvd 1929, Ft 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 1,974.15 ft
Maximum 2,002.16 ft
Average 1,990 ft
Dam_Height 87
Hydraulic_Height 87
Drainage_Area 244
Year_Completed 1950
Nid_Storage 79336
Structural_Height 95
Primary_Dam_Type Earth
Foundations Soil
Surface_Area 2375
Outlet_Gates Uncontrolled - 3, Valve - 2
River_Or_Stream OAK CREEK
Dam_Length 3800
Hazard_Potential Not Available
Nid_Height 95

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