Zebra Mussels

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Invasive Zebra Mussels Found In Lake Waco

The rapidly reproducing mollusks are originally from Eurasia and can clog public-water intake pipes, harm boats and cut simmers.

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Zebra Mussels Move Into Denton Water System

They are a species about the size of a dime, but the damage they are causing will cost one city millions. Zebra mussels have moved from Lake Ray Roberts into the water system in Denton.

CBSDFW.COM–07/31/2014

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Boat Draining For Zebra Mussels Goes Statewide

Holiday boating over Fourth of July weekend in Texas will include more regulations meant to stop the spread of invasive zebra mussels.

06/29/2014

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Experts Urge Water Conservation Despite New Pipeline

The new $310 million Lake Texoma pipeline is finally online. When fully operational it will provide 28 percent of the water in the North Texas Municipal Water District.

06/06/2014

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Rules To Combat Zebra Mussels Extended Statewide

A new Texas rule, just passed by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission, expands boat draining rules from 47 counties to statewide to combat the spread of Zebra mussels.

05/22/2014

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More Counties, Lakes Added To Zebra Mussel Fight

State officials fighting the spread of invasive zebra mussels have expanded the territory where boaters are required to drain all watercraft before and after entering lakes and streams.

01/23/2014

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Zebra Mussels Confirmed In Lake Lavon

Lake Lavon has now become the latest major body of water in North Texas where the presence of zebra mussels has been confirmed according to testing by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

01/21/2014

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Zebra Mussel Fight May Include More Lakes

State officials fighting the spread of invasive zebra mussels want the public’s input on a proposal to require that people in 30 more counties drain all boats operating on public water after use.

12/19/2013

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New Zebra Mussel Rules Set To Begin

New rules begin this week to protect Texas waterways against invasive zebra mussels. The pesky creatures were first confirmed in Texas in Lake Texoma in 2009.

12/09/2013

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New Zebra Mussels Rules Approved For North Texas

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved new rules for North Texas boaters in an attempt to prevent the further spread of zebra mussels.

11/08/2013

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State Toughens Zebra Mussel Attack In 17 Counties

A state commission has made permanent requirements for boaters to clean, dry and drain their watercraft before and after entering lakes and streams in 17 North Texas counties.

11/07/2013

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Texas Considers Expanding Zebra Mussel Measures

A state commission is considering adding two Central Texas counties to the list of 17 where boaters are required to help keep invasive zebra mussels from spreading.

11/07/2013

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