Recent rains boosted area lake levels. In the last week the following San Angelo water sources rose:
Lake Nasworthy - +422 acre feetThe graph below shows why Ivie took on so much water:
(from 8,010 acre feet to 8,432 acre feet)
Twin Buttes North Pool - +1,088 acre feet
(from 15,410 acre feet to 16,498 acre feet)
O.C. Fisher - +240 acre feet
(from 18,054 acre feet to 18,294 acre feet)
O.H. Ivie - +2084 acre feet
(from 66,866 acre feet to 68,950 acre feet)
Area lake inflows total 3,834 acre feet. E.V. Spence is up nearly 1,000 acre feet as well. This blessing should be enough to break Drought Level 1 for at least a little while.
Update 4-20-16: Lake Ivie now has 71,340 acre feet, a rise of nearly 4,500 acre feet. Twin Buttes is up another 200 acre feet from the readings above.
Update 4-23-16: Ivie has more than 75,000 acre feet, an increase of more than 8,000 acre feet since City Council voted for Drought I conservation measures.