Houston County Lake News

Houston County Lake, Texas, USA

lakelubbers.com

Date: 8/21/2016 2:55:50 AM

One of the best-kept secrets in the Texas Piney Woods region is Houston County Lake. The reservoir was created in 1966 to supply water to the towns of Crockett, Grapeland, and Latexo. Since the lake opened, local residents have a water supply and a

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Houston County Lake (Trinity River Basin)

twdb.texas.gov

Date: 8/7/2016 11:04:58 PM

Houston County Lake (formerly Little Elkhart Creek Dam) is located about ten miles northwest of Crockett in Houston County, on Little Elkhart Creek, a tributary of the Trinity River. Houston County Water Control and Improvement District No.1 (Houston

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Health alert issued following death in Houston County

East Texas News

Date: 8/1/2016 10:38:00 AM

He was exposed to this amoeba and contracted an infection known as Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis or "PAM" while swimming in Houston County Lake. While this Amoeba occurrence is common in warm fresh water, infections are rare and occur when water is

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Pr # 6050 Crockett, TX 75835

REALTOR

Date: 7/26/2016 5:00:00 PM

Wonderful 1 acre waterfront home site or weekend getaway on 2 lots with 206' of natural shoreline on Houston County Lake outside Crockett. Private oasis less than 2 hours north of Houston with gorgeous trees and spectacular views. Selectively cleared to

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Brain-Eating Amoeba Is Killing Paddlers in the South

Outside

Date: 7/26/2016 2:17:00 PM

Earlier this month in Texas, the CDC confirmed that 19-year-old Hudson Adams contracted the amoeba while working as a lifeguard at Lake Maverick and Houston County Lake. Similar to Seitz, Adams began to experience flu-like symptoms. After his condition

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• Surface Area: 1,282 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 40 feet
LAKE CHARACTERISTICS

HOUSTON COUNTY LAKE LOCATION

On Little Elkhart Creek (Trinity River drainage), in Houston County 10 miles northwest of Crockett, Texas
Surface area: 1,330 acres
Maximum depth: 40 feet
Impounded: 1966

WATER CONDITIONS

Conservation Pool Elevation: 260 ft. msl
Fluctuation: 1-2 feet
Normal Clarity: Clear to slightly stained

RESERVOIR CONTROLLING AUTHORITY

Houston County WC&ID No. 1

TPWD DISTRICT FISHERIES OFFICE
900 CR 218
Brookeland, Texas 75931
(409) 698-9114
Todd Driscoll, Biologist
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