Water School

Why does the Brazos River Authority release water when the lake level is low?

Releases are made for several reasons including water supply for users near the lake and downstream, to pass through water released from another system reservoir, or to refill storage in a downstream reservoir.  

For a look at current lake levels, click here.




The information provided on this site is intended as background on water within the Brazos River basin. There should be no expectation that this information is all encompassing, complete or in any way examines every aspect of this very complex natural resource.

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