Belton Lake News

8/13/2018 5:03:00 PM
Killeen Daily Herald
Stillhouse Hollow Lake received 3.02 inches over the weekend. The weather service doesn’t operate a monitoring station in Belton, but the U.S. Geological Survey reported that Belton Lake saw 4.8 inche...

8/13/2018 1:57:00 PM
Temple Daily Telegram
The National Weather Service doesn’t operate a monitoring station in Belton, but the U.S. Geological Survey reported that Belton Lake saw 4.8 inches of rain over the weekend. Ted Ryan, a meteorologist ...

8/13/2018 8:21:00 AM
Killeen Daily Herald
Stillhouse Hollow Lake received 3.02 inches over the weekend. The weather service doesn’t operate a monitoring station in Belton, but the U.S. Geological Survey reported Belton Lake received 4.8 inche...

8/12/2018 9:42:00 PM
Killeen Daily Herald
The game — played just like regular Monopoly — features local “real estate” such as Fort Hood, the Mayborn Science Theater, Belton Lake, the Waffle Den, Lions Club Park and more. Popular streets — Elm...

8/12/2018 8:44:00 PM
Killeen Daily Herald
Two of the major water sources for the surrounding communities, Belton Lake and Stillhouse Hollow Lake, have risen to 589.29 feet and 614.77 feet, respectively. These elevations represent a slight inc...

8/10/2018 1:14:00 PM
Killeen Daily Herald
Cloud strikes include “lightning in cloud and cloud to ground,” Godwyn said. Belton Lake was 87 percent full on Friday. Stillhouse Hollow Lake was reported 80.3 percent full. Between 5 p.m. Thursday a...

8/8/2018 3:41:00 AM
Killeen Daily Herald
Adult admission fee is $3.50 per day and seniors and children are $2.50. The pool is open Thursday-Saturday from noon to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. Belton Lake Outdoor and Recreation Center, a...

8/7/2018 1:43:00 PM
Killeen Daily Herald
Saturday’s forecast calls for a high of 92 with a low of 73. Stillhouse Hollow Lake’s water level is about 7 and a half feet below normal elevation, and Belton Lake is nearly 5 feet below normal, acco...

8/6/2018 12:26:00 AM
Killeen Daily Herald
“It’s not a dire situation just yet, but it’s something to keep an eye on.” As of noon Sunday, Belton Lake and Stillhouse Hollow Lake, the primary sources of water for the Killeen area, were at 589.5 ...

8/4/2018 12:32:00 PM
Killeen Daily Herald
Stillhouse Hollow Lake’s water level is more than 7 feet below normal elevation, and Belton Lake is more than 4 and a half feet below normal, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website.

8/1/2018 2:48:00 AM
Killeen Daily Herald
Adult admission fee is $3.50 per day and seniors and children are $2.50. The pool is open Thursday-Saturday from noon to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. Belton Lake Outdoor and Recreation Center, a...

7/31/2018 7:34:00 AM
Killeen Daily Herald
Adult admission fee is $3.50 per day and seniors and children are $2.50. The pool is open Thursday-Saturday from noon to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. Belton Lake Outdoor and Recreation Center, a...

7/31/2018 7:33:00 AM
Killeen Daily Herald
Adult admission fee is $3.50 per day and seniors and children are $2.50. The pool is open Thursday-Saturday from noon to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. Belton Lake Outdoor and Recreation Center, a...

7/28/2018 5:26:00 PM
Killeen Daily Herald
Much of the water that flows through your faucets comes from either Belton Lake or Stillhouse Hollow Lake, which combined have around 574,000 acre-feet of water in conservation pools as of Wednesday, ...

7/26/2018 12:27:00 PM
Killeen Daily Herald
Belton Lake is more than 4 feet below normal, with a current elevation of 589.89 feet. That’s compared to a 594-feet normal elevation. Records indicate the lake reached its lowest point in December 19...

7/24/2018 7:23:00 PM
KXXV News Channel 25
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and lake officials held a public information meeting about Belton Lake on Tuesday. The meeting was to keep the community up to date on their plans for the lake. People ...

7/23/2018 12:36:00 PM
Temple Daily Telegram
This time it’s the High Crest subdivision. It’s located north of Mountain Rose Road and east of Bowles Ranch Road near FM 439, and south of Belton Lake. The Bell County Commissioners Court, in an unan...

7/22/2018 3:01:00 AM
Killeen Daily Herald
Cities across the area have started calling for voluntary water use restrictions as lake levels continue to fall. With Belton Lake falling four feet below its normal level, Harker Heights and Belton t...

7/22/2018 12:01:00 AM
Temple Daily Telegram
The Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area’s Ranch sat desolate for years. The arenas, horse stalls and pens, once filled with whinnies and laughter, became overgrown with weeds and slumbered until Tiffa...

7/21/2018 2:16:00 PM
Killeen Daily Herald
One acre-foot is equivalent to 325,851 gallons. The district actually drew 31,091 acre-feet from Belton Lake in 2017, according to the Brazos River Authority Customer Water Use and Reservoir Accountin...

7/19/2018
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

7/18/2018 10:14:00 PM
Fort Hood Sentinel
The Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area’s Ranch sat desolate for years. The arenas, horse stalls and pens, once filled with whinnies and laughter, became overgrown with weeds and slumbered until Tiffa...

7/18/2018 12:18:00 PM
Killeen Daily Herald
Adult admission fee is $3.50 per day and seniors and children are $2.50. The pool is open Thursday-Saturday from noon to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. Belton Lake Outdoor and Recreation Center, a...

7/14/2018 2:50:00 PM
Killeen Daily Herald
Stillhouse Hollow Lake’s water level is more than 6 feet below normal elevation, and Belton Lake is about 3 and a half feet below normal, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website.

7/11/2018 8:17:00 PM
Dallas Morning News
The video shows two teenage boys, one holding a cat, standing on the rocky shore of what is thought to be Belton Lake. He throws the cat several feet into the water while a third teen films. The video ...

7/11/2018 4:32:00 PM
KCEN TV
belton — The Belton teenager responsible for throwing a cat into Belton Lake issued an apology on Wednesday. Channel 6 tracked down the teenager and his father as they were leaving the Bell County She...

7/11/2018 3:41:00 PM
KFVS12
Officials are investigating after a video surfaced of teens throwing a cat into Belton Lake. Officials are investigating after a video surfaced of teens throwing a cat into Belton Lake. Toxicology res...

7/11/2018 3:41:00 PM
KFVS12
Officials are investigating after a video surfaced of teens throwing a cat into Belton Lake. Officials are investigating after a video surfaced of teens throwing a cat into Belton Lake. Toxicology res...

7/11/2018 10:11:00 AM
KCEN TV
The Bell County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a case where a teen was captured on video throwing a cat in Belton Lake. Officials said they were contacted by the Belton Police Department Tuesda...

7/11/2018 8:31:00 AM
KXXV News Channel 25
Officials are investigating after a video surfaced of teens throwing a cat into Belton Lake. The Bell County Sheriff's Department said that they were contacted on July 10 about the incident. BCSD said ...

7/11/2018 5:59:00 AM
WFMY News 2
BELTON, Texas - A social media post surfaced Tuesday of a Belton teenager throwing a cat in a lake. Channel 6 confirmed the teen was a Belton High School football player, and have chosen not to releas...

7/10/2018 7:10:00 PM
KCEN TV
BELTON, Texas - A social media post surfaced Tuesday of a Belton teenager throwing a cat in a lake. Channel 6 confirmed the teen was a Belton High School football player, and have chosen not to releas...

7/10/2018 5:13:00 PM
KWTX
@peta this kid just threw a cat into belton lake in belton tx!! Wtf please do something about this!!! pic.twitter.com/St4Y9wvwut

7/10/2018 11:11:00 AM
Midland Daily News
Newcomers to the rankings include Texas’ Belton Lake, Arkansas’ Lake Chicot, Maryland’s Potomac River, Mississippi’s Lake Ferguson and Oregon’s Tahkenitch Lake. When it comes to bragging rights for th...

7/9/2018 10:25:00 PM
Texarkana Gazette
Newcomers to the rankings include Texas' Belton Lake, Arkansas' Lake Chicot, Maryland's Potomac River, Mississippi's Lake Ferguson and Oregon's Tahkenitch Lake. When it comes to bragging rights for th...

7/7/2018 10:00:00 PM
Killeen Daily Herald
According to Water Data for Texas, Belton Lake was 91 percent full Monday with 396,101 acre-feet of water in storage. Stillhouse Hollow Lake was 83.9 percent full Monday with 191,025 acre-feet of wate...

7/5/2018 2:40:00 PM
Killeen Daily Herald
“And then will remain 30 to 40 percent chances of rain for Saturday and Sunday.” Despite the recent rain, Belton Lake is sitting at 91.4 percent full, according to WaterDataforTexas.org. Stillhouse Ho...

7/3/2018 10:40:00 AM
WRCB
Newcomers to the rankings include Texas’ Belton Lake, Arkansas’ Lake Chicot, Maryland’s Potomac River, Mississippi’s Lake Ferguson and Oregon’s Tahkenitch Lake. When it comes to bragging rights for th...

7/3/2018 7:02:00 AM
WTVC
Newcomers to the rankings include Texas’ Belton Lake, Arkansas’ Lake Chicot, Maryland’s Potomac River, Mississippi’s Lake Ferguson and Oregon’s Tahkenitch Lake. When it comes to bragging rights for th...

7/2/2018 3:08:00 PM
Temple Daily Telegram
Stillhouse Hollow Lake is nearly six feet below its normal elevation of 622 feet. Belton Lake is about three feet under its normal elevation of 594 feet. Unlike Stillhouse, Belton Lake does not have a Stage 1 drought watch. That would be triggered when ...





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