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5/27/2015
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Lake Somerville Boat Ramps Underwater and Closed to Boaters

KBTX

Date: 5/21/2015 4:33:00 PM

The water levels at the lake have seen its ups and downs. Just two years ago, the piers sat on dry land. Today, everything is underwater. From picnic tables to barbecue pits, even the boat ramps are unusable. But that hasn't stopped this family from

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Brazos Valley Covered in Historic Rainfall

KBTX

Date: 5/18/2015 2:52:00 PM

Lake Somerville is the fullest it's been in recent memory, campgrounds on the shore now look more appropriate for boating than grilling. Tommelson Creek near Brenham turned Tommelson Creek Road into a river of on its own. Roads like this in the area

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Outdoors: Flooding in local lakes requires changes in fishing strategy

Waco Tribune-Herald

Date: 5/17/2015 1:04:00 AM

Other area parks currently roped off are Dinosaur Valley State Park and Lake Somerville State Park & Trailway. For those who’ve got their eyes trained on the Texas coast, the water-electric campsites and beach parking lot are flooded at Mustang Island

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Lake level continues to rise

Brenham Banner-Press

Date: 5/14/2015 11:41:00 AM

Lake Somerville’s level is creeping up from heavy rains in the Yegua Creek watershed. And a growing number of roads in the Brazos Valley were being closed this morning because of high water, according to the Texas Department of Transportation

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Flash Flood Warning issued for SW Montgomery County

Woodlands Online

Date: 5/11/2015 8:27:00 AM

NAVASOTA...HEMPSTEAD...PINEHURST...WASHINGTON... MAGNOLIA...SOMERVILLE...STAGECOACH...ANDERSON...TODD MISSION...LAKE SOMERVILLE DAM...DOBBIN...RICHARDS...DACUS...INDEPENDENCE... PLANTERSVILLE AND QUARRY. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE

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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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