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Texas Lakes, Rivers and Water Resources




Texas Lakes and Rivers Map
Texas Rivers Shown on the Map:   Alamito Creek, Beals Creek, Brazos River, Canadian River, Carrizo Creek, Clear Fork, Colorado River, Concho River, Double Mt. Fork, Frio River, Guadalupe River, Leon River, Llano River, Neches River, Nueces River, Pease River, Pecos River, Prairie Dog Town Fork, Red River, Rio Grande, Rita Blanca Creek, Sabine River, San Antonio River, San Saba River, Sulphur River, Trinity River, West Nueces River, White River and Wichita River.

Texas Lakes Shown on the Map:   Amistad Reservoir, Cedar Creek Reservoir, Corpus Christi Bay, Falcon Lake, Galveston Bay, Lake Conroe, Lake Livingston, Lake Meredith, Lake Texoma, Lake Whitney, Matagorda Bay, Ray Roberts Lake, Red Bluff Lake, Sabine Lake, San Antonio Bay, Twin Buttes Reservoir, W. V. Spence Reservoir and Wright Patman Lake.


 Texas Stream and River Levels
Texas river levels map
The United States Geological Survey has a number of stream gages located throughout Texas. These estimate stream levels, discharges and record them over time. This data is published on the web and many stations allow users to plot custom graphs. Get updated Texas river and stream levels from USGS here.


 Texas Stream and River Level Alerts
Texas water level alerts
The United States Geological Survey has a system that will send you an email message when flood levels are reached on any steam with USGS gaging equipment that you have selected. Sign up here to recieve Texas stream and river level alerts.


 Texas Water Publications
Texas precipitation map
The United States Geological Survey has a number of publications related to water use and water resources in Texas. View the water resource publications for Texas here.


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 Texas Drought Map
Texas drought map
The United States Geological Survey publishes updated drought maps on their website. There you can view a map that shows where below normal 7-day average stream flow conditions were recently recorded. The maps are updated daily. Get a current Texas drought map here.




 Texas Precipitation Map
Texas precipitation map
The National Atlas Project has precipitation maps for Texas and other states that you can view online or print for personal use. These maps show the average annual precipitation levels mapped across the state. View and print an Texas precipitation map here. Precipitation maps prepared by the PRISM Climate Group at Oregon State University and the United States Geological Survey.


 Texas Elevation Map
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The topography of an area determines the direction of stream flow and often is a primary influence on the geographic distribution of precipitation. View a detailed Texas elevation map.


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