Lake Travis




LCRA announces water releases at Starcke Dam in March

File photo
Water rushes through just one of the 10 floodgates on Max Starke Dam below Lake Marble Falls. LCRA announced they will be releasing water through partially opened floodgates in March while conducting maintenance.





From staff reports

The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) will begin making routine water releases at Max Starcke Dam in Marble Falls next month, the agency announced this week.


Water watchdog criticizes LCRA's reservoir delay

CTWC raised concerns about the delay in use of a new reservoir in the lower Colorado River basin which is touted as decreasing the volume of water passed through from the Highland Lakes. Pictured is a view just downstream of flood gates open at Buchanan Dam.





By Connie Swinney
Staff Writer

A seepage issue has delayed the use of a newly-built reservoir downstream on the Colorado River, raising concerns by the Central Texas Water Coalition about the impact on water customers in the upper Highland Lakes region.

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