Lake Austin


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Rain interrupted boating on Lake Austin; Austin police not as busy on holiday


Date: 7/4/2018 5:11:00 PM

AUSTIN -- Independence Day is usually a busy time for the Austin Police Department's Lake Patrol Unit. That's when boaters fill up Lake Austin. On Wednesday morning, KVUE'S Jenni Lee and Konner Barric

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Watercraft Banned At Lake Austin During 4th Of July

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Date: 7/4/2018 1:01:00 PM

AUSTIN, TX — A Fourth of July ban on watercraft at Lake Austin continues until July 5, officials said. Austin Police Department Lake Patrol Unit officials remind the public that the use and operation

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Parachuters near Lake Austin trigger mistaken reports of plane crash


Date: 7/3/2018 5:14:00 PM

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Three people parachuting above Lake Austin led to mistaken reports of a plane crash Tuesday evening, the Austin Fire Department said. There were no reported injuries. Firefighters were

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Inside a Plan at UT to Capture and Store Carbon—Forever


Date: 7/1/2018 7:05:00 AM

On a cold, sunny December day in Austin, a cadre of UT researchers trekked out to the Brackenridge Field Laboratory, an 82-acre biological research site on Lake Austin Boulevard. In these fields are a few dozen research wells ranging from one to 20 feet deep

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Texas Panel Told No Error In $10M Lake Austin Property Row


Date: 6/27/2018 7:39:00 PM

Law360, Houston (June 27, 2018, 10:35 PM EDT) -- Counsel for a woman involved in a family dispute over a 120-acre piece of lakefront property told a Texas appellate panel during oral arguments on Wednesday that his client's brothers should not get a second

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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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