Llano to dredge into 2025

Contributed/Llano Chamber of Commerce
Llano city officials expressed support for a partnership with a mining operations which is dredging in Town Lake (pictured here) and in Robinson Lake upstream on the Llano River to expand water storage capacity.

 

 

 

 

By Connie Swinney
Staff Writer

A private-public partnership between the city of Llano and a mining company has resulted in the removal of several tons of river sand from two lakes in the community, increasing domestic water storage capacity.

On Sept. 27, Llano officials said they welcomed the continuation of a 10-year dredging contract with Collier Materials through 2025 due to the success of the project, which involves the company mining river sand and paying the city to take it away.

“Everybody has been very pleased with the relationship we have with Collier,” Llano City Manager Scott Edmonson said. “People can see the benefits from it. . . .

Find the rest of this story in the Tuesday, Oct. 1 issue of The Highlander, the newspaper of record for the Highland Lakes. To offer a comment or news tip, email connie@highlandernews.com. To subscribe to the publication, call 830-693-4367 or click here to subscribe to our E-edition online.

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