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Choke Canyon Reservoir News

City leaders okay with fracking beneath Choke Canyon

Date: 11/5/2018 8:45:00 PM

The Bureau of Reclamation owns the Choke Canyon reservoir and the mineral rights beneath it. The City of Corpus Christi owns the water. In 2017, the government announced plans to open thousands of

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Corpus Christi won’t contest new oil and gas drilling under Choke Canyon

San Antonio Express-News

Date: 11/1/2018 10:15:00 PM

A new round of oil and gas leasing underneath the Choke Canyon Reservoir is raising the ire of environmental groups, but local officials say they are satisfied that drilling won’t pose a threat to the

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River flooding spoils prime fishing period

Houston Chronicle

Date: 10/17/2018 3:00:00 AM

That includes Lake Travis and other Highland Lakes, and long-withered Choke Canyon Reservoir which has seen its water level rise a bit more than 7 feet in the past month. But these October floods have

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Texas City Offers Industry a Choice: Pay an Exemption Fee or Face Higher Water Surcharges

Environmental Leader

Date: 8/30/2018 4:47:00 PM

Currently, the city’s water supply system is comprised of four reservoirs: Lake Corpus Christi, Choke Canyon Reservoir, Lake Texana and Colorado River. Since Choke Canyon Reservoir filled in 1987, the

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Fracking Plan Threatens Corpus Christi Drinking Water

Center for Biological Diversity

Date: 8/21/2018 8:17:00 PM

The December lease sale would offer 4,200 acres for leasing under the Choke Canyon Reservoir, where fracking would risk toxic spills, water contamination and earthquakes that could jeopardize dam stab

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• River: Frio River
• Surface Area: 25,733 Acres
• Volume: 691,130 Acre Feet
• Maximum Depth: 96 feet
Choke Canyon Reservoir is 4 miles west of the town of Three Rivers and about 65 miles south of San Antonio. Along with providing drinking water for Corpus Cristi, the reservoir also a great outdoor activity destination.

Located on the shores of Choke Canyon Reservoir, the Choke Canyon State Park provides multiple outdoor activities including boating, fishing, picnicking, wildlife viewing, birding, camping, and hiking. There is also a lake beach and softball and volleyball areas. Seasonal guided bird walks are conducted on scheduled days.

Info courtesy of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
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