Aquilla Lake

TEXAS


Lake Level
537.88 FEET
7/27/2017
Full Pool: 537.5
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Trails.com

Date: 7/21/2017 4:09:12 AM

A beautiful and scenic little lake to fish. Aquilla Lake is a small 29-acre natural lake that is the cornerstone of the Aquilla Lake Wildlife Area. The lake has a boat ramp and parking. Lily pads and aquatic vegetation are thick on the lake, which is

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Aquilla Lake Report Released By USACE

Hillsboro Reporter

Date: 7/9/2017 10:05:00 PM

Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) representatives have announced the Draft Reallocation Report with Integrated Environmental Assessment and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact for the Middle Brazos System Assessment: Phase II

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Aquilla Lake Pool Rise

United States Army

Date: 7/5/2017 5:00:00 PM

The purpose of this appendix is to document the impacts of a 2.5 ft (Alternative A), 4.5 ft (Alternative B), and 6.5 ft. (Alternative C) pool raise on the existing recreation resources and to provide for the relocation and/or protection of those effected

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Aquilla Lake

tpwd.texas.gov

Date: 7/3/2017 9:35:06 AM

TPWD has installed bamboo "crappie condos" at strategic points around Aquilla Lake. Anglers may use GPS in conjunction with a fish finder to locate these structures. Locations are shown on the maps and chart below. Coordinates are also available in

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Aquilla Lake

tpwd.texas.gov

Date: 7/3/2017 6:14:40 AM

TPWD has installed bamboo "crappie condos" at strategic points around Aquilla Lake. Anglers may use GPS in conjunction with a fish finder to locate these structures. Locations are shown on the maps and chart below. Coordinates are also available in

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• River: Brazos River
• Surface Area: 7,000 Acres
• Volume: 146,500 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 252 Square Miles
Aquilla Lake is located approximately seven miles southeast of Hillsboro or approximately twenty-three miles north of Waco in Hill County, on Aquilla Creek and Hackberry Creek, tributaries of the Brazos River.

The dam is part of the overall flood control project in the Brazos River basin. The lake is owned by the U.S. Government and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers under contract with the Brazos River Authority for water supply, flood control, and recreation purposes.

Construction of the dam began on June 14, 1978 and was completed on May 16, 1983. Deliberate impoundment began April 29, 1983. The dam is formed by a rolled earth-fill embankment with a crest length of 11,890 feet, a top width of 38 feet, and a maximum height above the streambed of 104.5 feet. A reinforced concrete inlet structure near the center of dam houses the flood-control gates and operating equipment. A 1,200-foot overflow emergency spillway is located on the left abutment. At top of flood control pool, elevation 556.0 feet, the lake would cover 7,000 surface acres and store 146,000 acre feet of water. The dam controls a drainage area of about 252 square miles
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