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TROUBLED WATERS | Legal battle washes over Lake Austin's most-used boat ramp


Date: 5/24/2018 8:30:00 PM

A legal battle over Lake Austin's most-used boat ramp could leave rental companies on troubled waters. In late 2017, the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department announced it would stop issuing permits for commercial boat rental companies on Walsh

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Party boat company returns to Lake Austin dock after legal cease-fire


Date: 5/19/2018 10:11:00 PM

City of Austin issues boat rental firm a six-month permit to operate in wake of injunction. City officials wanted to halt commercial use of dock to reduce strain on it pending renovation. At least one Lake Austin party boat company will be able to pick up

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Food with a view! | Where to eat on the lake in Austin


Date: 5/19/2018 7:34:00 PM

Abel's on the Lake, which people might recognize from Cain & Abel's, has everything from burgers to seafood, pastas and even a fantastic view of Lake Austin. Why not enjoy food with a spectacular view? Abel's is a prime spot to enjoy drinks with your

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Go Inside This Lake Austin Remodel

Austin Monthly

Date: 5/10/2018 12:41:00 AM

"This isn’t my house,” declared Shantel Ferdman, a stay-at-home mom of three (Annie, 18; Adam, 15; and Rebecca, 13) upon touring a 6,800-square-foot home overlooking Lake Austin in spring 2015. It was a phrase she would repeat over and over again, even

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Give mom a taste of indulgence at these Texas spas

Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Date: 5/8/2018 2:40:00 PM

At the glorious Lake Austin Spa Resort, situated in a pristine valley on the doorstep of the Hill Country, eating healthfully is encouraged. Plus, there is a bevy of fitness programs aim to entice. But, sometimes, the New York steak with bordelaise sauce

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• River: Colorado River (Texas)
• Surface Area: 1,830 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 75 feet
Lake Austin is located on the Colorado River in Austin, Texas. The reservoir was formed in 1939 by the construction of Tom Miller Dam by the Lower Colorado River Authority. Lake Austin is one of the seven Highland Lakes created by the Lower Colorado River Authority. It is used for electrical power generation, flood control, and recreation. Lake Austin has been stocked with several species of fish including largemouth bass, catfish, and sunfish, making it a popular fishing destination.


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