Twin Buttes Reservoir Doubles in Size in Two Days
SAN ANGELO, TX -- Recent rains over already saturated ground have poured millions of gallons of runoff into area lakes.
Twin Buttes Reservoir has doubled in size in two days.
According to waterdatafortexas.org, on Saturday, Twin Buttes was 5.3 percent of capacity or had 13,509 acre feet of water.
On Monday, Twin Buttes sat at 10.2 percent or 22,419 acre feet of water with the South Concho River still flowing into the reservoir along with creeks and streams from the watershed.
One week ago, Twin Buttes was only 3.6 percent of capacity at 10,378 acre feet.
Conservation capacity at Twin Buttes is 182,454 acre feet.