Lake Texana

TEXAS


Lake Level
43.91 FEET
11/21/2018
Full Pool: 44.0
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Local water infrastructure: Where do we go from here?

KRISTV.com

Date: 11/13/2018 5:09:00 PM

Currently the City of Corpus Christi gets its water from: Lake Corpus Christi, Choke Canyon, Lake Texana and the Colorado River which was added when the Mary Rhodes Pipeline phases 1 and 2 were built

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RV Parks Near Yoakum, Texas

traveltips.usatoday.com

Date: 11/1/2018 5:00:00 PM

The Shady Oaks RV Park in Ganado, about 45 miles southeast of Yoakum, has full hook-ups and offers fishing in neighboring Lake Texana and the Navidad River. The Wildflower Inn at Cuero has an RV park

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Who's running for Corpus Christi City Council At-Large?

Kiii3 News

Date: 10/24/2018 5:44:00 PM

Excellent. We have Lake Corpus Christi, Choke Canyon, and the pipelines from Lake Texana and the Lower Colorado River that currently supply our needs. All are surface water and the cheapest water avai

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Who's running for Corpus Christi City Council At-Large?

KIII-TV Corpus Christi

Date: 10/24/2018 5:27:10 PM

Excellent. We have Lake Corpus Christi, Choke Canyon, and the pipelines from Lake Texana and the Lower Colorado River that currently supply our needs. All are surface water and the cheapest water avai

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Texano Duo to bring haunting sounds to WC's Alkek stage

Weatherford Democrat

Date: 10/19/2018 4:06:00 AM

“We take our name from the original location of Texana, Texas, which now sits as a ghost town at the bottom of Lake Texana,” Douglas said, “and feel that the imagery that surrounds this underwater tow

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• River: Navidad River
• Surface Area: 9,727 Acres
• Volume: 170,000 Acre Feet
• Maximum Depth: 58 feet
Lake Texana is a reservoir on the Navidad River, 8 miles east of Edna, in Jackson County, Texas. The reservoir is formed by the construction of Palmetto Bend Dam. The dam and lake are managed by the Lavaca-Navidad River Authority, and supply water to surrounding communities and industries. Lake Texana is the only reservoir managed by the Authority.

Palmetto Bend Dam was begun in 1968 and completed in 1980 by the United States Bureau of Reclamation at a cost of approximately $92 million. The resulting reservoir covered the ghost town of Texana, which had been founded in 1832 near the junction of the Navidad and Lavaca rivers.

A bill to convey to Texas ownership of the dam and reservoir project was introduced by Congressman Ron Paul on August 2, 1999. After paying the "adjusted net present value of current repayment obligations" (an amount approximated to be $45 million in September 2000), Texas assumed responsibility for all aspects of operation, maintenance, and replacement of the dam and reservoir, a responsibility transferred to the Lavaca-Navidad River Authority.
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