Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Lake Levels Decline Slightly As Drought Persists

Wichita Falls - Lake Arrowhead - Drought Pictures
Wichita Falls – Lake Arrowhead – Drought Pictures

Recent rains have had virtually no impact on the areas watershed.  The City of Wichita Falls has released the latest lake level numbers and the picture continues to be a grim one.

Lake Levels as of  December 30, 2013: Lake Arrowhead 27.7%, Lake Kickapoo 31.9%; combined total is 28.8%.  This is a .1 percent decline from one week ago and a 2 percent drop in the past 60 days.

City officials say conservation measures have helped, as the levels could be 5 to 10 percent lower by this point without those measures.  The Stage 4 drought restrictions will continue until lake levels go back above the 30 percent mark.  Only rains that fall within the watershed areas in Baylor, Archer and Clay Counties have an impact on these lakes, which supply water to Wichita Falls and several surrounding communities.

The emergency water line from the River Road Waste water facility
Photo: City of Wichita Falls

Work is, for the most part, complete on the emergency water line from the River Road

waste water plant to the Cypress Water Treatment facility and that water should be in the system in the coming weeks.  The line will deliver 7.5 million gallons of water to the treatment plant daily.

Must See Photos Show Just How Devastating the Drought Has Been on Wichita Falls Water Sources [GALLERY]

Best of 92.9 KNIN

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://929nin.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for 92.9 NIN VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive 92.9 NIN VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.