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‘Be LakeWise’ when visiting the Highland Lakes this summer

LCRA is reminding lake goers to use safe boating and swimming practices such as wearing a life jacket and watching out for hidden hazards.

LCRA Board approves business and capital plans

The LCRA Board of Directors on May 24 approved a business plan of about $565 million and authorized capital investments of about $1.17 billion for energy, water and public service projects to support Texas in fiscal year 2024.

LCRA general manager commends employees

In his report to the LCRA Board of Directors, General Manager Phil Wilson commended employees who work diligently to serve Texans, including one employee whose quick actions on his way to work helped save the lives of two drivers.

LCRA selects Caldwell County for site of new peaker plant

The new plant will be built in the Maxwell area and will provide about 190 megawatts of dispatchable power to the Texas power grid.

No Highland Lakes water available for LCRA agricultural customers this year

LCRA has determined no Highland Lakes water will be available in 2023 for most LCRA agricultural customers in Colorado, Wharton and Matagorda counties.

Major improvement project underway at Wirtz Dam

LCRA is beginning a $76 million, three-year project to remove and replace all 10 floodgates at Wirtz Dam.

Events at LCRA parks

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