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Access To Lake Somerville Remains Limited After Heavy Spring Rains, Cleanup Continuing


Date: 7/27/2015 7:58:00 PM

Lake Somerville, TEXAS - The City of Somerville is still suffering economically two months after the lake was hit with heavy rains. They closed camp grounds and boat ramps, and that's kept most people off the Lake. News 3 got a behind the scenes tour of

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Water Resources Outlook July 22, 2015

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 7/22/2015

Water Resources Outlook July 22

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Good Times at Dam LakeFest in Somerville


Date: 7/18/2015 5:59:00 PM

Dam LakeFest contributes back to the community by donating a portion of the proceeds to non-profit organizations in the town. The event is normally at Welch Park on Lake Somerville but recent rains forced the event to be moved to Pazdral Park

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Burleson County Chamber Lakefest


Date: 7/14/2015 5:28:00 AM

Tickets available all day, the day of the event, 10am-10pm "The annual 'Dam' LakeFest, presented by the Burleson County Chamber of Commerce, is a one day event to promote Lake Somerville and hosts the IBCA State Sanctioned BBQ Cook-off. Given the events

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2015 Somerville Lakefest moves from lake to park


Date: 7/9/2015 12:41:00 PM

High water levels at Lake Somerville won’t prevent the annual Dam Lakefest at Somerville, Texas, this year. But with levels still well above normal following recent heavy rains and with lake floodgates open, the lake's annual festival has morphed into a

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• River: Brazos River
• Length: 85 Miles
• Surface Area: 11,456 Acres
• Volume: 160,100 Acre Feet
Somerville Lake is owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; it is located northwest of Brenham, Texas. The dam lies in Washington County, and is also managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The reservoir was impounded in 1967; it provides flood control, water for irrigation, and a site for recreational activities.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers also maintains multiple recreational facilities on the lake. There are four parks located near the lake; Rocky Creek Park and Yegua Creek Park are developed parks and Pecan Lake Park and McCain Park are undeveloped parks. Fishing and boating are also popular activities on the lake.
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