10 Water-Related Deaths In Texas During Fourth Of JulyTexas officials said that 10 people died in water-related incidents across the state during the extended Fourth of July weekend. Three of those deaths involved boating-related incidents.
Tips For A Safe Fourth Of July On The WaterHoliday weekends are perfect reminders for boaters -- and anyone else enjoying time by the water -- to be careful and take the proper steps to stay safe. That includes life vests for everybody.
Bodies Recovered From Lake Tawakoni After Father & Son Go MissingReports say the boy and his father were last seen leaving the dock on Lake Tawakoni around 5:00 a.m. Monday to go out duck hunting.
Missing Man's Body Recovered At Lake Ray HubbardDivers resumed their search for a missing man at Lake Ray Hubbard on Monday and were able to locate his body. The man jumped into the lake to help a struggling swimmer, but was unable to save himself.
Lake Worth Back Open To Boaters After FloodingLake Worth is opening back up to boaters on Tuesday after being closed earlier this month due to flooding. A couple of mostly dry days was enough to lower the lake back down to a safe level.
Lake Worth Closed To Boating Due To FloodingThanks to all of the heavy rain, Lake Worth will be closed to all boating activity starting at 9:00 a.m. on Friday morning. The water level has risen by almost half a foot.
Texas Steps Up Anti-Zebra Mussels Effort Going Into SummerThe Texas Parks & Wildlife Department on Friday launched a boater awareness campaign called "Clean, Drain and Dry." The effort is part of an outdoors festival this weekend at Toyota Stadium in Frisco.
Lake Worth Closed To All Boating ActivitiesAt 11 a.m. Saturday, the lake elevation was 596.61 feet, more than two feet above the spillway.
Boat Ramp Opens At Lewisville LakeThe summer is getting a late start at Lewisville Lake. Areas that were once under water after this spring's rainfall have finally dried up, and a popular boat ramp is now open.
North Texas Lake Openings & AccessOfficials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers say while most waterways are open, lake visitors will need to do their homework to find out if there is access to parks, boat ramps, marinas and recreational facilities.
Eagle Mountain Lake Reopens After FloodingThe north Fort Worth lake was shut down during last month's rainfall after flooding in the area became a threat to local homes. The water has finally dropped to a safe level.
Lewisville Lake Opens Back Up For BoatersThe weather this weekend is expected to be very hot and sunny. And, just in time for the summer conditions, Lewisville Lake is opening back up for boaters on Friday.