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Hurricane Katrina Ruling Could Impact North Texas

A major ruling out of the Hurricane Katrina damage in New Orleans could have an affect on the levee system around Dallas.

KRLD–09/25/2012

Joe Pool Lake. (Credit: Google Maps)

Corps Of Engineers Ruling On Joe Pool Dam Concerns Residents

The results of a safety analysis on the Joe Pool Dam by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have nearby residents concerned for their safety.

03/27/2012

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Grand Prairie Neighbors Pay More For Falling Trees

Homeowners say they were assured that the woods behind them were protected and that no construction would ever disturb their beautiful scenery. However, just before Christmas, their beloved trees started coming down.

01/03/2012

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Irving Plans Stage 3 Water Restrictions

Irving officials say water consumption went down after restrictions went into affect in August. However, it now appears it won’t be enough and stronger measures are needed to save the city’s dwindling supply.

11/28/2011

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Corps Of Engineers: Dam Letter Got Grand Prairie’s Attention

Riding across the lake to the Joe Pool Dam, Major Andrew Liffring with the Army Corps of Engineers found no reason to fear that it could suddenly give way. “It looks fine to me.”

09/14/2011

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Dallas Could Also Be Impacted By Joe Pool Dam Gas Drilling

After an initial report by CBS 11 Wednesday night about Grand Prairie’s concerns over drilling at Joe Pool Lake, we discovered the City of Dallas has also been notified.

09/08/2011

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GP Mayor On Joe Pool Drilling: ‘It’s Scary As Hell’

On one side of the Joe Pool Dam lies the lake. On the other lives Rosemary Reed. “You can see the line of the dam,” she says pointing over her fence in Grand Prairie’s Westchester neighborhood.

09/07/2011

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Trinity Corridor Project Resumes Following Levee Repair

After two years of uncertainty, numerous Trinity River Corridor Projects around Dallas are getting the green light again, after the city apparently corrected some levee repair problems.

03/31/2011