Lake Lavon

Former NFL wide receiver, JaJuan Dawson

Former NFL Player’s Body Believed Found

Divers recovered the body of a man believed to be that of missing former NFL player JaJuan Dawson on Monday night at Lake Lavon in Collin County.

07/13/2015

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Crews Look For Missing Boater At Lake Lavon

The search resumed on Monday for a missing boater at Lake Lavon. The Collin County Sheriff’s Department confirmed that they are looking for the body of Jajuan Dawson, a former NFL player.

07/13/2015

Lake Worth - Joel Thomas (1)

Several Area Lakes Closed All Summer Due To High Water, Damage

Even when the water recedes, major repairs may still be required at lake facilities.

06/25/2015

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Lake Lavon Slowly Inching Toward An Emergency Release

An emergency water release at Lake Lavon seems likely, yet may not be as imminent as earlier feared.

CBS 11–06/17/2015

Lavon Lake is less than six inches away from emergency release. 
Water would put additional pressure on the Trinity. 
Brian New - CBS11

Potential Lavon Lake Release Prompts More Flood Concerns

The lake is less than six inches away from an emergency release. That means all of its flood gates would open.

06/16/2015

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

North Texas Flooding Sparks Concerns About Zebra Mussels

Another problem from the record rains and lake flooding North Texans are seeing, is what experts believe will be a wide spread problem with zebra mussel infestation.

06/01/2015

Flash flooding in Denton

Flooding Concerns Continue For Dallas

More rain is in the weather forecast on Tuesday, and it continues throughout the rest of the week. All of this rainfall has the City of Dallas making preparations for potential flooding.

05/18/2015

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Engineers Release Flood Waters From Area Lakes After Weeks Of Rain

Residents in and around Collin County are being treated to a sight they haven’t seen in years. Lake Lavon is so full, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is releasing water from the lake to reduce flood risks.

CBSDFW.COM–04/27/2015

Lewisville Lake (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

North Texas Lakes Benefit From Spring Rain

There has been a good amount of rain in North Texas so far this spring. And while that might have caused some headaches for some people, things are looking good for anyone who is planning a trip to area lakes.

04/24/2015

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Water Project At Drought Stricken Texas Lake Could Help Some

A lot of North Texans know the drill, harsh water restrictions, that for some, only allow outdoor watering twice a month. But a massive project at one of the hardest hit lakes in the region could at least help some.

CBS 11–03/25/2015

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Lake Lavon Gets Much Needed Rain

The water levels at Lake Lavon, Collin County’s largest water source, are low at nearly 12 feet below normal. Residents and businesses in the area welcomed the rain.

CBS 11–07/17/2014

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Record Low Water Levels At Lake Lavon

The water source for Collin County is 5 feet away from the threshold where the North Texas Municipal Water District will initiate Stage 4 water restrictions.

07/08/2014

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