Lavon Lake News

11/10/2018 5:00:00 AM
Dallas Morning News
The mother of a 17-year-old boy who drowned on a youth-group trip to Lavon Lake is suing church officials and a boat rental service, claiming that their negligence led to her son's death. Collin Count...

8/29/2018 1:51:00 PM
Dallas Morning News
Plans move forward on proposed Muslim cemetery in Farmersville The city east of Lavon Lake hasn't yet seen much of the growth that other Collin County cities have had. Its population still hovers arou...

7/19/2018
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

6/18/2018 7:50:00 PM
North Texas e-News
Wylie, Texas – As North Texans get set to dive into longer days and 100 degree-plus temperatures, the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) has announced the launch of a new “Water IQ” summer awareness and conservation campaign called “Love ...

6/15/2018 3:02:00 PM
Dallas Morning News
The bridge would decrease that commute by six miles and 15 minutes. Near Lavon Lake, Lucas City Council member Debbie Fisher expressed concerns at a public hearing in Richardson last month, saying the plan routes traffic through her city to solve others ...

3/1/2018 4:51:00 PM
Plano Star Courier
The sanitary sewer overflows occurred at the headworks, primary clarifiers and filter backwash stages of treatment within the plant boundaries, about a half-mile from its confluence with Lavon Lake and traveled through the storm water system approximately ...

2/8/2018 6:42:29 PM
North Texas e-News
WYLIE, TX – Feb. 8, 2018: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently accepted the Lavon Lake Watershed Protection Plan (WPP) as meeting the agency’s guidelines for watershed-based plans. The Lavon Lake WPP outlines a strategy to implement ...

2/8/2018 6:42:00 PM
North Texas e-News
WYLIE, TX – Feb. 8, 2018: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently accepted the Lavon Lake Watershed Protection Plan (WPP) as meeting the agency’s guidelines for watershed-based plans. The Lavon Lake WPP outlines a strategy to implement ...

1/4/2018 6:58:00 PM
NBC Dallas-Fort Worth
A potential plan to build a freeway north to south across Lavon Lake and through Wylie has officially been taken off the table after Wylie's City Council passed a resolution saying they wouldn't support the plan. That decision came during council's most ...

11/21/2017 7:30:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

10/24/2017
National Weather Service

9/26/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

8/17/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (August 2017)

7/13/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (July 2017)

6/8/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (June 2017)

6/6/2017
EPA
Organizations from across the country are seeking to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to invest in their local economies and improve water infrastructure. EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received ‘letters of interest’ from prospective…

5/18/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (May 2017)

3/16/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

3/6/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

2/22/2017
EPA
Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr. Pruitt…

1/27/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of January 2017.

12/15/2016
Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of December 2016.

7/5/2016
LakeMartin.com
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4/30/2016
Lake & River Promotions
National Window Film Day Shares Valuable Facts with Homeowners and Brings Window Film to Light International Window Film Association Announces April 30th in Recognition of Window Film and its Many Benefits Washington, D.C. – April 11, 2016 – The International Window Film Association (IWFA), a nonprofit…

12/11/2014
BassPro Shops
SPRINGFIELD, MO – Bass Pro Group announced today an agreement to acquire Fishing Holdings, LLC, a manufacturer of fishing boats that include Ranger Boats and the Stratos and Triton boat brands from Platinum Equity. The agreement combines popular fishing boat brands that are recognized internationally. It also creates…

2/15/2014
U.S. Army Corp of Engineers
Release no. 13-033ContactLisa Parker251-690-2505lisa.a.parker@usace.army.milMOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District will be opening Sawnee Campground on Lake Sidney Lanier on September 20, 2013 until March 23, 2014 on a first-come, first served basis. Campers will have the opportunity to pick…

1/1/2014
USACE
By Jeff Emmert, Chief Ranger This time of year, especially when we are getting single digit temperatures, it is hard to get motivated to get out on the water to try that favorite fishing hole. However, those who enjoy fishing know that now is the time of the year to be thinking about fish habitat for the season and future…

12/1/2013
USACE
By Chris Arthur, Chief Ranger Safe, responsible hunters will use extra care to avoid accidents on the water. Drownings happen on lakes, rivers, and ponds each year, especially during hunting season. When boats are used while duck hunting at Lake Lanier, help can be far away. Hunters must rely upon themselves or companions…

12/1/2013
USACE
By ernest Noe, Chief Ranger Did you know that it is illegal to remove trees from public lands surrounding Lake Lanier? It’s just like going on your neighbor’s property and cutting down trees. The US Army Corps of e…

3/24/2013
Chattahoochee River Whitewater
Restoring the Falls of the Chattahoochee – Communities on both sides of the Chattahoochee River have recently improved the river corridor with new Riverwalks and developments, but progress in the river itself has been stalled for decades by two decommissioned textile-mill-era dams. With oversight by the Army Corps of…

12/13/2012
Lake Harding News
They're reclaiming the Hooch along the southern border of Georgia and Alabama. In Columbus, the strategic demolition of old dams along the Chattahoochee River will soon unleash what the city is calling the River City Rush, the "longest urban whitewater course in the world," according to the event's website.Read more: http…

4/20/2011
Georgia Power
Georgia Power President and CEO Paul Bowers today announced the company will host an innovative research facility to develop and test water conservation technologies at Georgia Power's Plant Bowen, near Cartersville, Ga. The Water Research Center (WRC) will provide a venue for developing and testing technologies to improve…

4/16/2011
Southern Company
Thomas A Fanning, chairman, president and CEO of Southern Company, today told members of Congress that proposed regulations aimed at emissions from power plants could reduce reliability, raise electricity prices, slow economic development and eliminate American jobs."My message today is that the reliability and…

3/22/2011
Amy Han
March 22 is World Water Day - a day to appreciate all that water gives us in providing public health, environmental and economic benefits. To help educate Americans on the need to save water, EPA's WaterSense program is joining its partner American Water, together with the Student Conservation Association, in promoting the…

3/15/2011
Press Release
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced today the awarding of more than $13.5 million in competitive grants to 11 states for 16 boating infrastructure projects. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service awards these grants, which will help fund construction of docks, boat slips and other facilities to support recreational…

3/14/2011
Amy Han
As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ongoing We’re for Water campaign, this year’s Fix a Leak Week—March 14 - 20, 2011—encourages Americans to help put a stop to the more than 1 trillion gallons of water wasted from household leaks each year. Finding and fixing leaks can save the average household…

1/28/2011
Sharon Miller
Confluence at Smith Lake New Digs For Professional Types By Sharon Miller RE/MAX Platinum Historically, the accelerated level of development at Smith Lake began sometime around the 2001-2002 time period. Prior to this time…

1/11/2011
EPA
EPA's Watershed Academy will sponsor a free webcast on "Nitrogen and Phosphorus Pollution and Harmful Algal Blooms in Lakes” on Wednesday, January 26, 2011, at 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Eastern. This webcast will highlight an emerging issue of nutrient enrichment leading to harmful algal blooms in lakes. The webcast will explain…

12/29/2010
Lake News
Tuesday, December 28, 2010, Governor Bob Riley signed Executive Order #54 encouraging the creation of the “Treasured Alabama Lake” designation. The ceremony was held at 10:30 at Children's Harbor on Lake Martin. The designation will be awarded by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management to Alabama lakes that meet…





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