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(credit: Joel Thomas/CBS 11 NEWS)

Businesses Praise Rainfall At Lake Granbury

Heaven sent — that’s how business owners near Lake Granbury describe the downpours North Texas saw this week. Without the rain July 4th would have been a bust, but now they’re expecting fireworks.

CBSDFW.COM–06/27/2014

The first wave of holiday boaters should have hit the lakes, but Benbrook Lake is practically deserted. (credit: Joel Thomas/CBS 11 NEWS)

Drought & Low Water Levels = Slow Business On Area Lakes

The start of summer is usually synonymous with big business for shops along North Texas lakes. But with water levels sitting at historic lows, boaters are scarce.

CBS 11–05/23/2014

(credit: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture)

New Zebra Mussels Rules Approved For North Texas

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved new rules for North Texas boaters in an attempt to prevent the further spread of zebra mussels.

11/08/2013

Zebra mussels. (credit: Kilian Fichou/AFP/Getty Images)

Zebra Mussels Found In Central Texas, Belton Lake

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department on Thursday announced zebra mussels were discovered Sept. 18 in Belton Lake, 60 miles north of Austin.

09/26/2013

(credit: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture)

North Texas Officials Try To Slow Zebra Mussel Migration

Zebra mussel warning signs are part of an awareness campaign wildlife officials are waging to halt the migration of the pesky non-native shellfish that have spread this summer to more North Texas waters.

07/04/2013

Zebra mussels. (credit: Kilian Fichou/AFP/Getty Images)

Zebra Mussels Discovered In Lewisville Lake

It’s been less than a year that zebra mussels were discovered in Lake Ray Roberts. Today the United States Geological Survey (USGS) confirmed the destructive mollusks have been found in Lewisville Lake.

CBSDFW.COM–06/20/2013