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Mansfield Dam floodgate opening not imminent based on today’s level, per LCRA

Published on April 13, 2016 under CommunityImpact

Although rainfall has been widespread over Central Texas for the past two days, the Mansfield Dam floodgates onto Lake Travis are not expected to be open any time soon, despite the lake’s full level status, according to the Lower Colorado River Authority. The level of Lake Travis at 4:05 p.m. on April 13 was 681.27 feet, which is slightly above its 681-foot full level, LCRA’s hydromet real-time gauge stated. LCRA, the agency that is responsible for protecting the water quality of the Highland Lakes, will use hydro generators to maintain the lake level first before opening floodgates, LCRA Chief Meteorologist Bob […]

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Source: Community Impact- Cedar Park

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