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The Llano River following October flooding. Photo by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

TPWD addresses concerns about fish, aquatic habitat after flood

SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM AUSTIN – As the Llano, Colorado, and Pedernales rivers recede following historic flooding, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department biologists are fielding questions concerning the impact on fish populations. (more…)

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Heavy rains Sept. 21 near Sonora caused a rush of water downstream on the Llano River and flooding Sept. 23 at the Kingsland Slab. Even more water is expected overnight Oct. 8 after heavy rains near Junction. Photo courtesy of Phil Ort

Heavy rains again causing flooding of Llano River, fast currents on Colorado

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS More heavy rains in the western Hill Country will impact the Highland Lakes in the coming days. (more…)

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LCRA puts pressure on those with illegal ‘straws’ in water

FROM STAFF REPORTS AUSTIN — The Lower Colorado River Authority is stepping up enforcement against people without a contract who take water from the lakes and lower Colorado River via “straws,” but officials are giving a few days’ warning before really cracking down. (more…)

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Colorado River advocacy groups squaring off in water fight

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF AUSTIN — As drought conditions continue, the battle over water from the Colorado River heats up between advocacy groups fighting to get their messages across to state agencies with the power to halt supplies. (more…)

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MARGIE CRISP

Writer-artist to present illustrated Coffee Talks program on Colorado River

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE BURNET — Writer-artist Margie Crisp will talk about the past and present of the Colorado River during a free Coffee Talks program Nov. 14 at the Herman Brown Free Library. The program is 2 p.m. with refreshments served at 1:30 p.m. at the library, 101 E. Washington. Early arrival is advised. (more…)

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