Water levels drop at Lake Belton

POSTED: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 12:05pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 9:51pm

Water levels at Lake Belton are noticeably low, causing officials to monitor them just in case a more serious drought plan needs to take effect.

As of 8 a.m. Wednesday morning, the water level in the lake was reported at 581.53 feet. The lake's standard elevation is 594 feet below sea level. The water level has been on a reported steady decline since July. In fact, since yesterday, the lake's level has dropped .03 feet.

While the numbers are alarming, the lake is still 70% full.


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