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Landia Pumps Clear The FOG At Texas Lift Stations

Water Online

Date: 8/27/2018 3:53:00 AM

Nestled in the pastoral landscape of the Blue Lake Estates’ Community, a group of cautiously optimistic operators, officials and suppliers gathered around the Deer Haven lift station. The big question

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Texas Game Warden investigating fatal Lake LBJ boat crash

KVUE

Date: 8/19/2018 12:41:00 PM

BURNET COUNTY, Texas — The Texas Game Warden is investigating after a fatal crash Saturday morning on Lake Lyndon B. Johnson. The single-vessel crash occurred around 8 a.m. on the Colorado River arm o

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Texas Game Warden investigating fatal Lake LBJ boat crash

KVUE-TV Austin

Date: 8/19/2018 12:31:37 PM

The Texas Game Warden is investigating after a fatal crash Saturday morning on Lake Lyndon B. Johnson. The single-vessel crash occurred around 8 a.m. on the Colorado River arm of the lake, according t

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Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 7/19/2018

Water Resources Outlook - July

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As Development Transforms the Hill Country, a Sand Mining Operation Worries Residents

The Texas Observer

Date: 7/18/2018 9:57:00 AM

Nowhere else on the planet is quite like the Texas Hill Country. The 17-county region is home to more than a dozen endangered species and the largest bat colony on the globe. Tourists flock to the are

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• River: Colorado River (Texas)
• Surface Area: 6,534 Acres
Lake Lyndon B. Johnson is located on the Colorado River in the Texas Hill Country in the United States. The reservoir was formed in 1950 by the construction of Granite Shoals Dam by the Lower Colorado River Authority. The Colorado River and the Llano River meet in the northern portion of the lake. The dam was renamed Wirtz Dam in 1952 for Alvin J. Wirtz, the first general counsel of the LCRA. The lake was originally called Lake Granite Shoals, but was renamed to Lake Lyndon B. Johnson in 1965 in honor of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson.

The lake provides cooling water for the Thomas J. Ferguson power plant operated by the LCRA.

Lake LBJ has been stocked with several species of fish including largemouth bass, white bass, catfish, and crappie.

The Nightengale Archaeological Center at Kingsland is an educational park operated by the Lower Colorado River Authority that is adjacent to Lake LBJ. Its normally constant level water which provides ideal conditions for boating, water-skiing, jet-skiing and other water sports, makes the lake very popular within the region.


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