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Emergency Alert

Lake Corpus Christi is over 100% capacity. Officials are releasing water to accommodate more inflow. Learn more about the water release at www.cctexas.com/waterreleases


The City of Corpus Christi continues monitoring the reservoir levels at Lake Corpus Christi and Choke Canyon. As of October 18, 2017, Lake Corpus Christi continues to be at 100 percent capacity.

The rate of water releases has been slowed with only two gates remaining open.

The City began releasing water to protect the integrity of the dam on Thursday, October 12, 2017, when Lake Corpus Christi Reservoir surpassed 100 percent capacity.

Questions? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions. More details and helpful links can also be found below.

Water Releases Frequently Asked Questions

Nueces River Residents

Residents downstream the Nueces River should expect flood waters to recede in the coming days.

When flood conditions arise, the City and its partners work together to monitor incoming floodwaters using river gauges and other equipment to make responsible water release decisions. The City continues to monitor the situation with help from the National Weather Service which includes forecasts of potential flooding and monitor Lake Corpus Christi water levels.