Lavon Lake


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Earthy-Tasting Tap Water in Collin County Safe to Drink

NBC Dallas-Fort Worth 5

Date: 8/14/2015 8:11:00 PM

The taste is coming from an algae bloom in Lavon Lake which is normal for this time of year. But two things are making matters worse: Heavy spring rain and a water pump that recently broke. "The pump's been restored, although as hot as it's been and with

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Column: Economic development vs. inadequate water supply

Date: 8/10/2015 4:37:00 PM

In comparison, Lavon Lake, which is owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has a surface area of 21,400, a storage capacity 380,000 acre-feet and a yield of 105.9 million gallons per day. Until then, though, we are beginning to see our

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Column: Trouble comes to Farmersville

Allen American

Date: 8/9/2015 10:55:00 AM

A short drive east on U.S. 380, past Princeton and the northern tips of Lavon Lake, leads to one of the last unspoiled towns on the edge of Collin County. Farmersville is a quiet little town that boasts a version of Canton’s First Monday Trades Days in

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No retreat for triple-digit heat hovering over Dallas

Dallas News

Date: 8/6/2015 10:02:00 PM

And others that were far above flood stage after May’s relentless rains have fallen sharply in a few months. Lavon Lake, a key reservoir for the North Texas Municipal Water District, is still slightly above conservation level, but the lake is more than 8

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North Texas Municipal Water District secures permit for lake to serve Frisco, other North Texas cities by 2020

Allen American

Date: 7/31/2015 2:03:00 PM

Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir, though a little smaller than Lavon Lake, should yield more water as it benefits from the rainfall in the area where it will be built, Rickman said. “This carries us out until about 2040 with the supply, so gives us

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• River: East Fork Trinity River
• Length: 83 Miles
• Surface Area: 21,400 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 59 feet
Lake Lavon is located in North Texas on the Trinity River. Lake Lavon's dominant fish species are the largemouth bass, white bass, blue catfish, and crappie. The lake was designed for flood control, conservation storage, and recreational use. The project was started in 1948 and completed in 1953.
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