Table 9.2: Water Supply Information for Large Water Suppliers/Users in the Sabine Basin

Entity

Source

Amount of Source (MGD)

1996 Avg
Day Use
(MGD)

1996 Peak Day Use (MGD)

Plant
Capacity
(MGD)

2000 Avg Day Use from entity*
(MGD)

2020 Avg Day Use from entity* (MGD)

2000 Avg Day Use( )from TWDB** (MGD)

2050 Avg Day Use from TWDB** (MGD)

Future Source

Bridge City

Ground water

2.38

0.77

1.156

NA

   

0.73

0.87

Additional wells

Carthage

Lake Murvaul
&
Ground water

12.0
&
1.1

2.50

(including wholesale customers & in city industry)

4.0

5.2

4.0

6.1

1.45

 

1.24

 

Lake Murvaul

Center

Lake Center
&
Lake Pinkston

1.3

&
3.4

2.8

3.7

4.6

2.3

3.76

0.84

0.97

None needed

Gladewater

Lake Gladewater

1.5

1.06 in city,

0.15 to wholesale customers

2.2

2.5

   

1.07

1.29

Currently applying to TNRCC for additional 1.5 mgd from L. Gladewater. Also considering new lake at Gilmer, Texas.

Greenville

City Lakes

&

Lake Tawakoni

3.7

&

19.0

4.46

7.52

13.0

5.17

 

5.26

5.07

No additional supply needed. City may return some of its Lake Tawakoni supply to SRA

Kilgore

Lake Fork

&

Ground water

3.5 w/ 2.5 option,

5

2.3 in city,

0.2 to wholesale customers

6.0

3.5

   

2.44

2.85

None needed

Longview

L. Cherokee

14.3

18.67 in city,

2.44 to wholesale customers

31.0

42.0

19.8

23.8

14.16

 

17.11

 

Agreement to purchase 17.9 mgd from Lake O the Pines with option for more. Developing system to deliver 30 mgd from that source.

Lake Fork
17.9
Sabine River
12.4
Big Sandy Cr.

4.8

=49.4

Marshall

Big Cypress Bayou
14.3

 

4.58

 

9.02 14.0

 

5.0 6.5

 

3.48 3.13

 

Currently looking at rights in Caddo Lake. Lake O the Pines is also an option.

Orange

Ground water
4.25

 

3.36

 

3.7 NA

 

3.5 4.2

 

3.96 4.85

 

Plan to add 1.4 mgd of ground water within next 10 years.

White Oak

Big Sandy Creek (purchased from Longview)

3.0 0.869 1.907

 

2.0 .747

 

1.123 0.74

 

0.90 None needed

 

Cash WSC

Lake Tawakoni

1.5

1.2 2.187

 

2.7 1.59

 

5.46     Have requested 1.0 mgd from Lake Fork if it becomes available.

 

Lake Fork
1.68
Lake Lavon

1.18

=4.36

Combined Consumer WSC

Lake Tawakoni,

Lake Fork

1.5

0.5

0.7 0.8 2.0 1.0

 

2.6

 

  Lake Tawakoni, if available.

 

MacBee WSC

Lake Fork

(actual use is from Tawakoni) &

Ground water

0.5 with 1.5 option

0.9

0.511 1.026

 

2.0 .7

 

1.6     No plans for future sources.

 

Bayer Corp

SRA Canal,

Ground water

1.0

1.0

2.0

1.0

4.3

4.0

4.5

4.5

 

  2.9 mgd additional from SRA Canal division for plant expansion.

Chevron

SRA Canal,

Ground water

2.0 5.75 diversion,
2.6 consumptive,
0.15 grnd water use

NA

6.0

3.0 consumptive use

3.0 consumptive use

 

   

DuPont

SRA Canal,

Ground water,

Adams Bayou

22.0

0.1

Brackish Only

1.1 consumptive use

1.6

3.0

1.1

1.1

 

  Possibly increase their use by 20% within 5 years and another 20% within 10 years. Will get this from SRA Canal.

 

Inland Paperboard & Packaging

SRA Canal,

Ground water

20.0

1.6

15.3

16.2

16.0

16.0

16.0

 

 

None needed

Texas Eastman

Sabine River,

Lake Fork,

L. Cherokee,

Longview,

On-site reservoirs

20.0

3.12

4.9

0.70

18.8 total diversion,

15.1 consumptive use

 

NA

20.3

29.3

 

 

Additional on-site reservoirs being developed now. Other supplies not needed for next 25 years.

Texas Utilities

Martin Lake,

Lake Fork (from SRA),

Lake Fork (from Dallas),

Ground water

22.3


10.7



15.2



0.16

19.3

 

 

0.9

19.3

19.3

 

 

None needed.

* Estimated use from the entities includes manufacturing use and wholesale customers.

** Estimated use from the TWDB does not includes manufacturing use and wholesale customers.