Lake Conroe Facts
Started January , 1970 - completed January 1973
October 31, 1973
Elevation 201.00 feet above mean sea
22,000 acres (5,000 acres in Sam
Houston National Forest)
430,260 acre feet (140,200,651,000
100,000 acre feet per year (90 million
gallons per day)
San Jacinto River Authority - one
third for industrialand irrigation; two thirds City of Houston
Floodwater - by raising gates (5 gates
40' wide). Water for downstream - through service outlet structure using one or
two of three gates at different elevations.
Average annual - 48 inches (71 million
gallons per day). Summer (115 million gallons per day). Winter (30 million
gallons per day). Maximum (180 million gallons per day).
Texas Water Commission - controls
discharges from sewage treatment plants. San Jacinto River Authority - inspects
and licenses on-site sewage facilities (septic tanks) within 2,075 feet of the
Elevation 201 to elevation 207.
All construction on the reservoir.
Texas Parks and Wildlife - Bass,
Hybrid Bass, Crappie. LCMA restock Bass & Crappie.