Experts Warn Of Invasive Zebra Mussels In Texas Lakes Ahead Of Memorial Day WeekendThe Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is urging thousands of boaters to clean, drain and dry watercraft after use ahead of Memorial Day weekend as 15 lakes in the state are infested with zebra mussels.
Invasive Zebra Mussels Discovered At Grapevine LakeZebra mussels, an invasive species, have been discovered by officials with the U.S. Geological Survey in Grapevine Lake.
Zebra Mussels Found In Richland Chambers ReservoirExperts earlier this year confirmed zebra mussels at Lake Austin and at Lake Travis, making about a dozen Texas lakes infested.
Texas Steps Up Anti-Zebra Mussels Effort Going Into SummerThe Texas Parks & Wildlife Department on Friday launched a boater awareness campaign called "Clean, Drain and Dry." The effort is part of an outdoors festival this weekend at Toyota Stadium in Frisco.
North Texas Flooding Sparks Concerns About Zebra MusselsAnother 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.
Pond Liners Used Against Lake Waco Zebra MusselsPond liners are being used to try to stop zebra mussels from spreading at a Central Texas lake that supplies water to Waco.
Invasive Zebra Mussels Found In Lake WacoThe rapidly reproducing mollusks are originally from Eurasia and can clog public-water intake pipes, harm boats and cut simmers.
Zebra Mussels Move Into Denton Water SystemThey 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.
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.
Experts Urge Water Conservation Despite New PipelineThe 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.
Rules To Combat Zebra Mussels Extended StatewideA 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.
More Counties, Lakes Added To Zebra Mussel FightState 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.
Zebra Mussels Confirmed In Lake LavonLake 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).
Zebra Mussel Fight May Include More LakesState 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.
New Zebra Mussel Rules Set To BeginNew 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.