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LCRA ‘steps forward’ to work on dozens of community projects
More than 500 Lower Colorado River Authority employees spent Friday, April 9, painting, planting and sprucing up parks and playgrounds to support communities throughout LCRA’s service area during Steps Forward Day, LCRA’s annual day of service.

LCRA adopts moratorium on commercial dredging on the Highland Lakes
The LCRA Board of Directors on Feb. 24 adopted a one-year moratorium prohibiting commercial dredging on the Highland Lakes.

Phil Wilson reports on investments in LCRA’s dams
Since fiscal year 2010, LCRA has invested more than $110 million on capital projects at its dams, and LCRA plans to invest about $64 million over the next five years, General Manager Phil Wilson told LCRA’s Board of Directors on Jan. 20. The dams are critical for water supplies and flood management in the lower Colorado River basin.

LCRA protects 934 acres of Matagorda wetlands from future development
The conservation easement with the Colorado River Land Trust will ensure the permanent protection of habitat along the mid-Texas coast.

LCRA donates $26,000 to local food banks
LCRA has donated $26,000 to more than two dozen local food banks in 22 counties throughout its service territory.

LCRA, wholesale electric customers award nearly $530,000 in community grants
Community Development Partnership Program grants helped fund 27 projects within LCRA’s wholesale electric, water and transmission service areas.

LCRA will not draw down any of the Highland Lakes in 2021
LCRA does not plan to draw down any of the pass-through lakes in the Highland Lakes chain in 2021. This applies to lakes Inks, LBJ, Marble Falls and Austin.

Events at LCRA parks
See what’s happening at more than 40 parks along the lower Colorado River.