Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
Recent flooding near Lady Bird Lake in Austin has called attention to long-standing mechanical problems at the dam that forms the lake — problems that the city of Austin is aware of but hasn’t found the money to address.
Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
Fishing and tourism in Matagorda Bay depend in large part on freshwater supplied by the Colorado River. But the drought has all but cut off those flows. The Lower Colorado River Authority says that's not likely to...
Thursday, November 21st, 2013
After a contentious meeting over its latest drought management plan, which is almost sure to cut off water for coastal rice farmers in the lower Colorado River Basin for the third year in a row, the Lower...
Monday, November 18th, 2013
More than 100 environmental advocates and fishermen along the Gulf Coast met Wednesday to discuss the uncertain future of Matagorda Bay, a major destination for tourism, recreation and commercial fishing that has suffered greatly in recent years...
Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
As the Highland Lakes that supply Austin's water continue to dwindle, the Lower Colorado River Authority may take the unprecedented step of cutting off freshwater flows it normally releases from the lakes into Matagorda Bay.
Thursday, January 17th, 2013
The Lower Colorado River Authority this week approved a plan that should ease the strain on the Highland Lakes, the Central Texas water source that has long pitted rice farmers against municipalities.
Thursday, January 10th, 2013
STAFF REPORT The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) has appointed five Hays Countians to its Central Basin Regional Council for terms beginning Jan. 1. The Central Basin includes Blanco, Burnet, Hays, Travis and Williamson Counties. The new...