Barton Springs and Lovelady Level Check: November 2022

Looking out from Eliza springs down to Barton Springs. There is a creek of water in the foreground that's lined with vegetation. Barton Springs s in the background.
The District remains in Critical Drought (Stage III). With the recent rains, levels at Barton Springs and Lovelady have been holding pretty steady. However, we need more substantial rain to get out of drought.
Nov. 21, 2022 – Barton Springs is at 23.4 cfs (cubic feet per second). Exceptional Drought (Stage IV) goes into effect when the 10 day average of Barton Springs flow falls below 14 cfs.
Nov. 21, 2022 – The water level in the Lovelady Well is currently just below 461.2 msl (feet above mean sea level). Exceptional Drought Trigger goes into effect when Lovelady water level falls below 457.1 ft msl.
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