Low and trace levels of toxins were found in algae samples taken from Lake Austin and Lady Bird Lake, says the city of Austin
Several of the Highland Lakes have already tested positive for toxic blue-green algae this year, says LCRA.
Lakes Inks, LBJ, and Marble Falls generally are considered for a drawdown once every four years, unless an additional lowering is necessary because of a flood or other significant event, says LCRA.
The personal watercraft ban goes into effect on Lake Austin beginning at sunset on Friday, Sept. 4, and ending at sunrise on Tuesday, Sept. 8.
In a typical year, rental boat companies make the majority of their money in the summer, but this year has been anything but typical, and companies that rely on visitors to area lakes are feeling the heat.
The ban will begin at sunset on Friday, May 22, and will end on Tuesday May 26 at sunrise.
APD says the education period has now been extended until July 14 due to COVID-19.
The incident happened on April 30 at around 5 p.m. at Commons Ford Park located at 614 N. Commons Ford Road.
Mozart's is known for its annual Christmas lights display that has people lining up to watch but today (4/10) people will be there for a pop-up drive-thru where they'll be able to get a free crawfish meal.
A man was injured in a boat crash on the Colorado River early Tuesday morning, according to Austin Travis County EMS.
A ban on personal watercrafts has gone into effect at Lake Austin. Personal watercraft, wet bikes, motorized surfboards and similar devices will not be allowed on Lake Austin beginning at sunset on Wednesday, July 3 and ending on Friday, July 5, 2019 at sunrise.
Officials are investigating after finding a woman dead inside of a submerged car pulled from Lake Austin on Saturday morning. Officials responded to a report of a submerged car in the 1700 block of South Quinlan Park Road around 7 a.m.
A large crowd gathered Monday morning along Lake Austin Blvd. as members of the AFD special operations team turned their attention to the building that was hit by a SUV.
Police are investigating after a man's body was found in the water near Pennybacker Bridge. Police say he was in his 30s.
If you live in Austin and have noticed that your water has an unusual odor or taste, don't worry.
Funeral arrangements are set for a Travis County Sheriff's deputy who lost her life during last week's storms. Senior Deputy Jessica Hollis was killed after she was swept away while checking a low