Lake Levels

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Check North Texas Lake Openings & Access For July 4th Weekend

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.

CBSDFW.COM–07/02/2015

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Worst Of North Texas Flooding Expected In A Day Or So

With all the rain, local, state and federal officials have been keeping a mindful eye on North Texas rivers and lakes.

CBSDFW.COM–06/17/2015

Temporary bridge at Joe Pool Lake.
Robbie Owens - CBS11

Business Owners By Joe Pool Lake Hope To Avoid Heavy Rains

The looming rain from a developing gulf storm could play a critical role to the parks and businesses around Joe Pool Lake.

06/15/2015

High lake levels mean parks, marinas and boat ramps will be closed Memorial Day Weekend on Lake Lewisville
Joel Thomas - CBS11

Boaters Can Return To Lewisville Lake Friday

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth District will reopen Lewisville Lake to boat traffic on June 5.

06/04/2015

Temporary bridge at Joe Pool Lake.
Robbie Owens - CBS11

Rain Is Killing Business On The Lakes

Workers build a floating bridge across what was once a parking lot. Still, the popular Oasis restaurant on Joe Pool Lake is closed.

05/22/2015

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High Water Concerns Closing Lake Boat Ramps & Campgrounds

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.

CBSDFW.COM–05/22/2015

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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With Water Restrictions Easing Soon, Will Residents Return To Old Ways?

A Frisco man is determined to never water his yard again.

03/27/2015

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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

Lake Worth

North Texans Welcome Recent Rain

The Texas Water Development Board reports Dallas area lakes were up 4.4% as of Monday morning.

03/09/2015

LakePerFull

Driest September On Record

The link has the complete list of lake levels around North Texas. Showing the percentage full and how many feet down.

CBS 11–09/23/2014

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Low Water Levels At Lake Texoma Benefit Environment

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.

07/01/2014

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