Table 7.1: Previously Proposed Water Supply Reservoirs

 

Development Concerns

 

Reservoir

County

Stream

Yield (ac-ft/yr)

B.L.H./ wetlwnds

T&E species

oil/ gas wells

lignite

cultural resources

permitting

water quality

other

Comments

Carl L. Estes

Rains/Wood/Van Zandt

Sabine

94,000

 

 

 

substantial lignite deposits

Belzora Landing

Smith/Wood

Sabine

106,400

 

 

non-development conservation easement

Waters Bluff

Upshur/Smith/Wood

Sabine

324,000

 

significant development and permitting issues

Big Sandy

Wood

Big Sandy

46,600

 

 

 

 

pre-historic/ historic sites

Prairie Creek

Gregg/Smith

Prairie Creek

19,700

     

hardwood-pine forests

Kilgore

Rusk/Smith/Gregg

Wilds Creek

5,500

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

no environmental studies conducted

Rabbit Creek

Rusk/Smith

Rabbit Creek

3,500

 

       

new study completed 9-24-98, yield estimated at 3,500 AF/Y

Fredonia

Gregg

Sabine

NA

x

could flood parts of Longview, land costs are premium

Carthage

Rusk/Panola/Harrison Gregg

Sabine

537,000

 

priority 1 bottomland hardwoods (FWS study, 1984)

Eightmile

Harrison

Eightmile

42,030

x

x

x

x

x

x

Located near Carthage, but may have fewer environmental concerns

Cherokee

Rusk/Gregg

Cherokee

57,248

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

no environmental studies conducted

Hwy 322 - Stage I

Rusk

Tiawichi Creek

22,000

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

no environmental studies conducted, lignite mining permit in proposed reservoir site

Hwy 322 - Stage II

Rusk

Mill Creek

35,000

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

no environmental studies conducted, lignite mining permit in proposed reservoir site

Socagee

Panola

Socagee Creek

39,131

x

x

x

x

x

x

Lake Murvaul meets local needs

Stateline

Panola

Sabine

280,000

 

proposed mitigation bank in site, priority 1 BLH

Bon Wier

Newton/ Beauregard/Vernon

Sabine

440,000

x

 

 

located in lower basin, significant acreage of bottomland hardwoods

Burkeville

Newton

Little Cow Creek

NA

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

Little data, located in lower basin

Big Cow Creek

Newton

Big Cow Creek

61,700

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

located in lower basin, has sufficient local supply

 

blank

no known occurrence or no impact

 

B.L.H.

Bottomland hardwoods

potential or known occurrence, low concern

 

T&E

Threatened and Endangered

known occurrence, moderate concern

 

NA

Not Available

known occurrence, significant concern

 

x

No Data