Table 7.2: Newly Proposed Water Supply Reservoirs

 

Development Concerns

 

Reservoir

County

Stream

Yield* (ac-ft/yr)

B.L.H.

wetlands

T&E species

lignite

cultural resources

permitting

water quality

other

Comments

Sabine Site A

Van Zandt, Wood, Rains

Sabine

NA

 

Priority 2 bottomland hardwoods; WQ concerns for chlorides, sulphates

Sabine Site B

Gregg, Smith, Upshur

Sabine

175,000

 

Would flood oil wells and several mitigation banks.

North Prairie Creek

Smith

North Prairie Creek

3,100

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

Small drainage area.

Duck Creek

Smith

Duck Creek

13,250

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

Could be local water supply reservoir

Mill Creek

Smith

Mill Creek

NA

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

Small drainage area.

Saline Creek

Smith

Saline Creek

13,400

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

Could be local water supply reservoir

Hatley Creek

Harrison

Hatley Creek

NA

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

Small drainage area. Affects I-20.

 

* Yield was determined from operation studies with no downstream releases.

Reservoir yield was reduced 15 to 20% when TNRCC recommended downstream releases were made.

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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