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Bayou Land Conservancy's Focus Area

Bayou Land Conservancy preserves land within the watersheds that feed into Lake Houston, primarily within northern Harris and Montgomery counties.


Lake Houston is the largest source of drinking water for the City of Houston, and its watershed encompasses some of the fastest growing communities in the nation, including: The Woodlands, Conroe, Tomball, and Kingwood. There are several large waterbodies that eventually flow to Lake Houston, including Lake Conroe, Spring Creek, the San Jacinto River, and Lake Creek.


Protecting these watersheds protects our local habitats, our water quality, and gives floodwaters room to flow. 

10-20 Preserve Locations in Focus Area M

Which watershed do you live in?

A watershed is an area of land that drains to a single place. It’s important to know what watershed you are located within to know your flooding risks and to understand where water travels.


For more information on Harris County's watersheds and to find yours, visit here.

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