Real-Edwards Conservation & Reclamation District
River Flows taken July 1, 2020
Nueces River flow measurements were taken on July 1, 2020. The Dam crossing on Hwy 55 South of Camp Wood decreased its flow from 33,186 gpm (gallons per minute) at last measurement to a current reading of 29,861 gpm. The McDonald crossing showed a slight increase from 19,693 gpm to a flow of 20,323 gpm. The McDonald crossing continues to have several pipes clogged with debris and gravel impeding flows.
Both Llano River crossings in northern Edwards County were taken on July 1, 2020. As you can see, measurement flows are decreasing for both Telegraph and Evergreen crossings. For the crossing at Telegraph, the South Llano River measured a flow of 46,189 gpm two weeks ago and now measures at 45,683 gpm. The Evergreen School crossing measured 49,630 gpm and now measures at 46,766 gpm.
On Ranch Road 336 north of Leakey is Kent Creek which flows into the West Prong of the Frio River. As with all our measurements, this crossing decreased in flow from 694 gpm to 681 gpm. Further north in Rancho Real, the 1st crossing of the West Prong of the Frio River also decreased in flow from 8,420 gpm to 6,077 gpm. Both crossing measurements continue to have debris and gravel impeding flow through the pipes.
Heading north on Hwy 83, Mill Creek Road crosses the East Prong of the Frio River before it joins the West Prong. This crossing showed a decrease from 9,064 gpm at last measurement to 7,795 gpm. There are several pipes clogged with dirt, gravel and debris.
East on Ranch Road 337 and past the cemetery is the serene Leakey Springs tributary that flows into the Frio River. This is the only crossing that showed a decrease of flow from 4,311 gpm to 2,547 gpm. One of the pipes is clogged with debris and has no flow.
Moving down the Frio River to FM 1120 past the Alto Frio Baptist Encampment (Fulgham’s Crossing), this flow decreased from 12,636 gpm to 11,131 gpm. As with most of the crossings, there are several pipes that are clogged with debris. Our area is way behind on rain accumulation. KEEP PRAYING FOR RAIN!