Lake Austin News

11/5/2018 6:09:00 AM
Rivard Report
Members of the Holdsworth Center board gathered last week to break ground on a more than $150 million campus on the shores of Lake Austin. Construction is expected to begin in January. The ...

11/2/2018 11:55:00 AM
The Business Journals
Development plans for a picturesque lakefront tract in West Austin cleared Austin City Council this week. Council approved the rezoning of a 144.8-acre Lake Austin tract located near the Pennybacker B...

11/1/2018 8:21:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
The Austin City Council gave an OK to go late Thursday on the development of the Camelback tract, an iconic swath of west Austin along the dramatic cliffs that line the north shores of Lake Austin nea...

10/27/2018 10:26:00 PM
Rivard Report
All of Austin Water’s drinking water comes from two reservoirs on the Colorado River – Lake Travis and Lake Austin, both upriver from the city’s core. A series of dams and reservoirs along ...

10/25/2018 12:41:00 PM
AUSTIN (KXAN) — A damaged gas line closed Lake Austin Boulevard at Veterans Drive, just west of North MoPac Expressway, Thursday morning. The Austin Fire Department, which was called to the scene befo...

10/24/2018 10:30:00 PM
This beautiful arched bridge in Lake Austin was a private build by Miro Rivera Architects and is used to connect the client's main house to the smaller guest house on the other side of the water. The ...

10/23/2018 1:53:00 PM
AUSTIN (KXAN) — A boater was rescued on Lake Austin Tuesday morning after he tried securing his boat, fell and then had to swim after the boat as it floated downstream. With four floodgates open at Ma...

10/19/2018 7:58:00 AM
PE Hub
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...

10/19/2018 5:24:32 AM
KVUE-TV Austin
RELATED: Lake Austin homeowners prepare for the worst as record number of floodgates could open As Lake Travis rises, here's a look at how water flows through the Highland Lakes In 1991, Lake Travis r...

10/19/2018 4:22:00 AM
The Business Journals
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 ...

10/18/2018 9:37:00 PM
The Daily Texan
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...

10/18/2018 5:05:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
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...

10/18/2018 1:52:00 PM
The Texas Tribune
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...

10/18/2018 9:23:00 AM
This could lead to damage of property downstream, into the Lake Austin and Lady Bird Lake region. Since Monday, some dams in the region have opened up all of their flood gates, to relieve flooding on ...

10/18/2018 7:08:32 AM
KVUE-TV Austin
This could lead to damage of property downstream, into the Lake Austin and Lady Bird Lake region. Since Monday, some dams in the region have opened up all of their flood gates, to relieve flooding on ...

10/18/2018 6:47:44 AM
KVUE-TV Austin
People living along Lake Austin, Lake Travis and Lady Bird Lake are hunkering down for the worst as Lake Travis continues to rise to dangerous levels Thursday, including a beloved landmark, who many c...

10/17/2018 9:19:00 PM
AUSTIN — The Lower Colorado River Authority is likely to open four more flood gates at Mansfield Dam and some homeowners who live along Lake Austin are getting ready for the worst. "I have some concer...

10/17/2018 8:50:19 PM
KVUE-TV Austin
The Lower Colorado River Authority is likely to open more flood gates at Mansfield Dam and some homeowners and boaters who live along Lake Austin are preparing for the worst. From tying boats up, to p...

10/17/2018 7:22:00 PM
USA Patch
AUSTIN, TEXAS — Planned water releases at area dams to relieve overflow from recent heavy rains that caused flooding across Central Texas has prompted officials to urge residents to safeguard ...

10/17/2018 4:17:00 PM
Wednesday morning began with evacuations from Graveyard Point on Lake Travis, where the water was so high, many had never seen anything like it there. By mid-morning -- sheriff's deputies were ...

10/17/2018 11:59:00 AM
AUSTIN (KXAN) — As Lake Travis rises to what could be record levels, the Lower Colorado River Authority is warning homeowners along Lake Austin to start taking precautions. Within the next 24 hours, t...

10/15/2018 5:07:00 PM
Men's Journal
It’s a Wednesday morning, and the dusty turquoise water of Lake Austin is free from boat wake and, for the most part, people. Hidden up on a cedar-shrouded hillside sits the McConaughey manse.

10/10/2018 2:24:00 PM
AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Travis County Sheriff's Office has identified the body found in Lake Austin Monday as the Minneapolis man visiting for Austin City Limits music festival. Friends of 25-year-old Chr...

10/10/2018 1:59:00 PM
The Travis County Sheriff's Office has identified the body found in Lake Austin on Monday as the man who attended the Austin City Limits Music Festival. Authorities say they likely found his body ...

10/10/2018 12:54:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
The body recovered from Lake Austin on Monday has been identified by the Travis County medical examiner as Christopher Jay White, a 25-year-old Minnesota resident visiting the Austin City Limits Music ...

10/10/2018 12:09:00 PM
USA Patch
AUSTIN, TEXAS — The body pulled from Lake Austin over the weekend has been positively identified as the Minneapolis resident who had gone missing after attending the ACL Music Festival, police ...

10/9/2018 9:15:00 AM
Police believe they have found the body belonging to a tourist visiting Texas for the Austin City Limits Music Festival. Authorities say 25-year-old Christopher White from Minnesota vanished Saturday ...

10/9/2018 5:12:00 AM
The Business Journals
Jonathan Coon, the entrepreneur-turned-real-estate-developer who wants to convert a wooded stretch of Lake Austin property into a multimillion-dollar residential and commercial property, scored a majo...

10/8/2018 10:10:00 PM
Austin Monitor
The PUD is located on the Lake Austin riverfront, north of the Austin 360 Bridge, and includes the piece of land best known as the Austin 360 Overlook. The District 10 property has been zoned as a PUD ...

10/8/2018 5:21:00 PM
AUSTIN — Authorities have called off the search for a missing ACL Festival attendee after finding a body in the Colorado River Monday afternoon. The Travis County Sheriff's Office reported that they c...

10/8/2018 3:48:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
Travis County sheriff's deputies believe a man who was found dead in Lake Austin on Monday could be Christopher White, who was last seen during the Austin City Limits Festival. Austin police and firef...

10/8/2018 2:42:00 PM
News 4 San Antonio
Austin-Travis County EMS and the Austin Fire Department are responding to a body found in the water on Lake Austin on Monday afternoon. EMS says the body is that of a man in his 20s. It was found ...

10/8/2018 1:03:00 PM
AUSTIN (KXAN) — First responders are on their way to Lake Austin southwest of the Loop 360 bridge after a body was reported in the water. The Austin Fire Department tweeted around 1:20 p.m. Monday tha...

10/6/2018 10:43:00 PM
The Lufkin Daily News
Habitat enhancement projects have been carried out on a number of Texas reservoirs in recent times, including several in East Texas. Lake Austin in Central Texas was recently added to the list. Once c...

10/2/2018 12:25:00 PM
USA Patch
SOUTH AUSTIN, TEXAS — The suspect in a fatal shooting at a South Austin apartment complex last week was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot to the head under a bridge across Lake Austin ...

9/26/2018 6:53:00 PM
AUSTIN — Those with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department said more fish will be headed to Lake Austin. TPWD went out on Tuesday to put 26 fish attractors in 13 locations in the lake. Marcos De Jesu...

9/25/2018 8:36:00 AM
The Business Journals
Lease boat slips on Lake Austin through the West Rim HOA and enjoy the playground and sport court of West Rim Homeowners Park. Located in the Award-winning Eanes ISD school district. A Personal Introd...

9/25/2018 7:18:00 AM
Music, high tech, hospitality. Wellness is just another deliverable.” Janis Clapoff, managing director of Lake Austin Spa Resort, shares that view. “More types of people are seeking out ...

9/24/2018 10:17:00 PM
Austin Monitor
There are few undeveloped lots along Lake Austin. However, those that are find themselves uniquely positioned as a clean slate that is ideal for a new, modern home – except when the lot is the wrong s...

9/23/2018 10:12:00 PM
Austin Monitor
Although several commissioners thought that would set a precedent, Herrington argued that it was justified by the fact that the city would be adding its first park along Lake Austin in 35 years, and i...

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