Gibbons Creek Reservoir (Brazos River Basin)
Gibbons Creek Reservoir is located approximately 9.5 miles southeast of Anderson in Grimes County, on Gibbons Creek, a tributary of the Navasota River, which is a tributary of the Brazos River. The dam and lake are owned and managed by Texas Municipal Power Agency, who uses the reservoir as a cooling pond for a power plant that generates electricity. The reservoir was officially impounded in 1981. According to TWDB 2008 volumetric survey, the lake can store 26,171 acre-feet of water encompassing a surface area of approximately 2,576 acres at the conservation pool elevation of 247 feet above mean sea level. The dam controls a drainage area of about 75 square miles.