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PE-backed SolarWinds rolls out IPO

PE Hub

Date: 10/19/2018 7:58:00 AM

SolarWinds, a provider of IT management software, has debuted its IPO after pricing its 25 million shares at $15 per share. The stock began trading October 19, 2018 on the New York Stock Exchange unde

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Jonathan Coon’s Lake Austin development clears first hurdle at City Council

The Business Journals

Date: 10/19/2018 4:22:00 AM

A picturesque stretch of Lake Austin property is a step closer to development. Austin City Council on Thursday approved the rezoning of a 144.8-acre West Austin tract near the Pennybaker Bridge. Plans

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Potential flooding in downtown Austin this Friday

The Daily Texan

Date: 10/18/2018 9:37:00 PM

The Highland Lakes, a chain of six lakes — created by dams on the Colorado River and including Lake Austin and Lake Travis — is experiencing historic flooding that is expected to increase over the nex

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Council approves development of Camelback tract along Lake Austin

Austin American-Statesman

Date: 10/18/2018 5:05:00 PM

The Austin City Council voted Thursday to move forward with the development of an iconic tract of West Austin real estate that overlooks Lake Austin and has remained undeveloped for years. The Camelba

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After historic Texas flooding, officials will likely open more floodgates on Central Texas dam

The Texas Tribune

Date: 10/18/2018 1:52:00 PM

Eight floodgates are likely to open on the Mansfield Dam above Lake Austin as more rainfall is expected over the next few days. The Lower Colorado River Authority, which operates the Highland Lakes da

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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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