Don’t put away your swimsuits, boats and life jackets just yet. Despite recent near-torrential rains and area flooding, the majority of North Texas lakes will be open this Independence Day weekend.
With all the rain, local, state and federal officials have been keeping a mindful eye on North Texas rivers and lakes.
The looming rain from a developing gulf storm could play a critical role to the parks and businesses around Joe Pool Lake.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth District will reopen Lewisville Lake to boat traffic on June 5.
Workers build a floating bridge across what was once a parking lot. Still, the popular Oasis restaurant on Joe Pool Lake is closed.
Last year the drought left lake lovers disappointed. This year water fans are again disappointed but for exactly the opposite reason. Flooding is now standing in the way of people having a good time.
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.
A Frisco man is determined to never water his yard again.
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.
The Texas Water Development Board reports Dallas area lakes were up 4.4% as of Monday morning.
The link has the complete list of lake levels around North Texas. Showing the percentage full and how many feet down.
ake Texoma is currently nearly eight feet below the level of water it should be during this time of year. But that isn’t necessarily a bad thing.