Water School

Archive by tag: flood control lakeReturn

What is a flood pool?

A flood pool is a specified area within a flood control lake and the surrounding land that may only be inundated during periods of flooding. This allows the flow of waters to be regulated and released in a safe manner.
Read More

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.

If you have questions about a post or would like additional information, please contact us or call 888-922-6272.

precipitation rights anaerobic supply E. coli subwatershed PAM authority golden algae acre-foot water rights estuary fork USGS treatment agricultural spring basin governance lake levels chlorides groundwater water quality salt landscaping inundated septic system riverine beneficial use water plants infection sewage consumption filter runoff maps gate effluent stream measure solids bottled water monitor water emergency use water treatment costs classification golden algea legislation well insurance sludge gas canoe septic habitat lakes turbidity releases speaker hydropower sediment bay corps of engineers indirect re-use subsidence district wetlands soil system lake E coli river aerobic watercourse water use water code inland reservoir limestone streamflow biosolids marsh surface water appropriation dissolved solids boating canoeing water clarity jobs agriculture Board contract flood control lake spillway impound drought main stem municipal lake level environment water cycle map water planning meta tag conservation hydrologic cycle wetland rain oxygen mitigation hunting wildlife farming organic climate sanitation direct re-use medicine granbury employment channel parasite TCEQ bed and banks flood hydrology fertilizer industrial industry taste contaminants planning gage clarity chlorine kayak allens creek reservoir acre-feet drilling electric companies aquifer mission use environmental ground water dock invasive plants calcium volume hydrilla minerals mainstem depth fish kill streamflow evaporation reservoirs wastewater camping drinking water riparian permit quality electricity gulf storage fishing potable corps brackish water supply mgd xeriscape pollutants pharmaceuticals cfs algae dam salinity recreation smell subsidence watershed possum kingdom tributary lawn flood pool