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A Boathouse Gets a Renovation

Austin Monthly

Date: 8/22/2017 12:10:00 AM

Look out across Lake Austin, and you’ll see what could appear to be a rather large glowing lantern sitting right on the water’s surface. Look again, and you’ll realize it’s not a source of light but rather a boathouse. There’s a story behind that

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Tranquil waterfront views surround this elegant Lake Austin property

Culture Map Austin

Date: 8/21/2017 10:11:00 PM

The lowdown: Built by renowned homebuilder Gery Wilde, this high-end residence sits on nearly an acre of stunning waterfront property. Towering trees, lush greenery, and lake views can be seen in nearly every room of the home. The finest materials were

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Texas Officials Declare Lake Austin is Positive for Zebra Mussels

Date: 8/21/2017 12:43:00 PM

Lake Austin is the latest Texas lake to be hit with zebra mussels. Invasive zebra mussels are becoming more of a problem for Texas. Now, Texas Parks and Wildlife have confirmed the discovery of mussels in another major reservoir, Lake Austin. In some ways

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Lake Austin (TX) Positive for Zebra Mussels

Date: 8/20/2017 11:40:00 PM

AUSTIN —Lake Austin is now classified as positive for invasive zebra mussels after biologists discovered them in the reservoir last week. Lake Austin is the third Central Texas reservoir where zebra mussels have been found this year, and the second in

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Hilltop Residence Offers a 180-degree View of Lake Austin

Date: 8/20/2017 6:14:00 AM

When the new owner of this 1980s house called for a complete renovation, the architects saw the opportunity to transform its dark, dated interiors while taking better advantage of the home’s spectacular location atop a promontory offering a 180-degree

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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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