Choke Canyon Reservoir News

1/8/2019
Patsy Mercer
Before buying a lot or building a new home on Lake Lanier, first find out if the land comes with a boat dock. Because if it doesn’t, your chances of securing a new dock permit are slim to none. Lake Lanier already is at its maximum number of boat docks at a little over 10,600. Before that limit could be increased by…

12/20/2018 6:13:00 PM
San Antonio Express-News
THREE RIVERS — A 14-foot rise in the level of Choke Canyon Reservoir caused by runoff from unusually heavy fall rainfall has veteran catfish anglers shifting their tactics to hook some whiskers. “It h...

12/12/2018 6:30:00 PM
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Head north for about 70 miles on Interstate 37, take a left and you’ll find Corpus Christi’s lifeline. The Choke Canyon Reservoir is the main source of our city’s drinking water, and right now it’s un...

12/6/2018 1:25:00 PM
Center for Biological Diversity
Fracking under the Choke Canyon Reservoir risks toxic spills, water contamination and earthquakes that could jeopardize dam stability. “It’s appalling that federal officials rammed through this danger...

12/5/2018 6:07:00 AM
The Monitor
Sustainable or not? TPWD biologists have studied alligator gar in some of the fish’s prime habitats such as the Trinity River watershed, Choke Canyon Reservoir and the Brazos River. “Yes, we are conce...

12/4/2018 9:07:00 PM
Valley Morning Star
Sustainable or not? TPWD biologists have studied alligator gar in some of the fish’s prime habitats such as the Trinity River watershed, Choke Canyon Reservoir and the Brazos River. “Yes, we are conce...

11/5/2018 8:45:00 PM
KRISTV.com
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 ...

11/1/2018 10:15:00 PM
San Antonio Express-News
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 ...

10/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Houston Chronicle
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 ...

8/30/2018 4:47:00 PM
Environmental Leader
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 ...

8/21/2018 8:17:00 PM
Center for Biological Diversity
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...

7/31/2018 6:41:00 PM
Wilson County News
The driver did not survive. Ignorance is not acceptable Game wardens patrolling Choke Canyon Reservoir on Father’s Day weekend for water safety and fishing violations came across information someone m...

7/24/2018 5:33:00 AM
The Business Journals
San Antonio-based Inland Ocean Inc. plans to drill a vertical well on its Red Herring lease between Three Rivers and Choke Canyon Reservoir. The oil well targets the Wildcat field and the Sinor West f...

7/18/2018 2:53:00 PM
The Beaumont Enterprise
The driver did not survive. Ignorance Is Not an Acceptable Excuse Game wardens patrolling Choke Canyon Reservoir on Father's Day weekend for water safety and fishing violations came across information ...

7/12/2018 9:17:00 AM
Center for Biological Diversity
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...

7/5/2018 10:18:00 PM
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Probably the strongest river fishery we have is in the Trinity River. The strongest reservoir fishery is probably Choke Canyon Reservoir,” he said. Additionally, good fisheries can be found in the Sab...

7/5/2018 9:09:00 PM
San Antonio Express-News
THREE RIVERS — The blob of cheese bait molded around a treble hook had stopped short of the bottom of Choke Canyon Reservoir when a hungry blue catfish came calling. A couple of taps that pulled down ...

7/5/2018 2:18:00 PM
KRISTV.com
Unfortunately, not much fell in our southern counties. A decent amount of rain fell at Lake Corpus Christi and Choke Canyon Reservoir along with a decent amount out in the watershed. Though, it was no...

6/11/2018 8:48:00 PM
Laredo Morning Times
Midland’s Rock Shaw has the special touch when it comes to fishing alligator gar at Choke Canyon Reservoir in Calliham. On Aug. 15, 2017, Shaw set two lake records by reeling in a 216-pound alligator gar and an 18-pound longnose gar. Last week Shaw ...

6/11/2018 8:48:00 PM
Midland Reporter-Telegram
Midland’s Rock Shaw has the special touch when it comes to fishing alligator gar at Choke Canyon Reservoir in Calliham. On Aug. 15, 2017, Shaw set two lake records by reeling in a 216-pound alligator gar and an 18-pound longnose gar. Last week Shaw ...

6/10/2018 10:39:00 PM
San Antonio Express-News
The South Shore Unit is a day-use only park. Located on the 26,000-acre Choke Canyon Reservoir. Open 6-a.m.-10 p.m. daily (except for public hunts). The Calliham Unit is located 12 miles west of Three Rivers on State Highway 72 to Tilden. 361-786-3868 ...

6/7/2018 11:24:00 PM
KRISTV.com
“So we started with the glass a little lower than we did in 2017.” The combined capacity of Lake Corpus Christi and the Choke Canyon Reservoir currently sits at 40.7%. phase one of the city's Drought ...

6/7/2018 3:24:00 PM
KRISTV.com
“So we started with the glass a little lower than we did in 2017.” The combined capacity of Lake Corpus Christi and the Choke Canyon Reservoir currently sits at 40.7%. phase one of the city's Drought Contingency Plan kicks in when the capacity goes ...

6/5/2018 7:54:00 PM
KRISTV.com
Water level data from Lake Corpus Christi and the Choke Canyon Reservoir also triggers different stages of the city’s drought contingency plan. KRIS 6 News continuously monitors combined lake levels, ...

6/5/2018 11:54:00 AM
KRISTV.com
Water level data from Lake Corpus Christi and the Choke Canyon Reservoir also triggers different stages of the city’s drought contingency plan. KRIS 6 News continuously monitors combined lake levels, and that information is available on the KRIS 6 ...

6/5/2018 8:17:00 AM
KRISTV.com
Water level data from Lake Corpus Christi and the Choke Canyon Reservoir also triggers different stages of the city’s drought contingency plan. Action 10 News continuously monitors combined lake level...

6/5/2018 8:17:00 AM
KRISTV.com
Water level data from Lake Corpus Christi and the Choke Canyon Reservoir also triggers different stages of the city’s drought contingency plan. Action 10 News continuously monitors combined lake level...

2/15/2018 4:00:00 PM
traveltips.usatoday.com
Lake Corpus Christi and Choke Canyon Reservoir are the closest lakes to the city, and the latter is arguably the better bass fishing lake, though both have given up largemouths over 10 pounds. Corpus ...

11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

10/24/2017
National Weather Service

9/26/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

8/17/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (August 2017)

7/13/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (July 2017)

6/8/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (June 2017)

6/6/2017
EPA
Organizations from across the country are seeking to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to invest in their local economies and improve water infrastructure. EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received ‘letters of interest’ from prospective…

5/18/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (May 2017)

3/16/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

3/6/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

2/22/2017
EPA
Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr. Pruitt…

1/27/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of January 2017.





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