Personal watercrafts banned on Lake Austin for Memorial Day weekend
The Austin Police Department (APD) Lake Patrol Unit will be enforcing the City Ordnance that prohibits the use and operation of personal watercraft, wet bikes, motorized surfboards, and similar devices on Lake Austin.
Potentially toxic blue-green algae back at Lady Bird Lake and Lake Austin
As weather heats up, so does the risk of toxic algae, and the City of Austin says it's back at Lady Bird Lake and Lake Austin.
ATCEMS station responds to 28 incidents in inaugural week
ATCEMS Medic-41, which opened last weekend, saw responses to 28 incidents in its first seven days in service.
Blue-green algae seen at Red Bud Isle, Jessica Hollis Park
Blue-green algae, which may be toxic, has been seen at Red Bud Isle on Lady Bird Lake and Jessica Hollis Park on Lake Austin, says the Austin Watershed Protection Department.
Woman dead after being pulled from Lake Austin, police say
Austin police say, just after 3:30 a.m., they received several 911 calls about someone screaming for help on Scenic Drive in West Austin. When they arrived, they found a vehicle submerged in the lake.
Austin's first multi-level H-E-B store in Lake Austin opens Feb. 15
After more than three years of pandemic interrupted construction, the Lake Austin H-E-B will open its doors Wednesday, Feb. 15.
Central Texas needs lots of rain to offset big-time drought, experts say
FOX 7 meteorologist Zack Shields says more than half of Texas is under drought conditions right now.
Austin's first multi-level H-E-B store to open in Lake Austin
The Lake Austin location will be the first multi-level store in Austin.
APD to enforce personal watercrafts ban on Lake Austin over Labor Day Weekend
The ban begins Friday, Sept. 2, and ends on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022 at sunrise as outlined in Ordinance 8-5-81.
Zebra mussels infest Lake Walter E. Long, other Texas lakes at risk
Lake Walter E. Long is infested with zebra mussels, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Lake Austin Spa Resort offers wellness getaway in Central Texas
The resort offers wellness treatments, lakeside activities, healthy dining, and more in the Hill Country.
Lake fun in Texas: Water activities in the summer
It's hot out and there are lots of ways to cool down in the triple-digit heat, like heading out to an area lake.
1 dead following jet ski crash at Lake Austin
One person is dead after a jet ski crash at Lake Austin on Tuesday, Austin-Travis County EMS said.
APD enforcing personal watercraft ban on Lake Austin for July 4th weekend
A personal watercraft ban on Lake Austin will take place from July 3-5.
APD enforcing personal watercraft ban on Lake Austin
Personal watercraft include wet bikes, motorized surfboards and similar devices designed to be operated by a person sitting, standing, or kneeling.
APD to enforce No Refusal, personal watercraft ban on July 4 weekend
The Austin Police Department will be enforcing a DWI No Refusal Intiative and personal watercraft ban on Lake Austin this July 4th weekend.
The Holdsworth Center opens $200M facility for Texas educators
Charles Butt, the founder of Holdsworth Center, builds a 44-acre campus on Lake Austin to provide a place for educators to enhance their skills.
Austin authorizes nearly $1.5M contract to manage, treat toxic algae
The Austin City Council has authorized a five-year, nearly $1.5 million contract to manage and treat toxic blue-green algae in Austin's lakes.
Man airlifted from Lake Austin after weekend boating accident
ATCEMS said the man was airlifted from the boat launch to Dell Seton Medical Center with “serious, potentially life-threatening injuries.”
APD Lake Patrol Unit prepares to lose two of eight officers
On August 1, two of the unit's eight officers will be moved to patrol due to department budget cuts, part of the city’s effort to “reimagine” policing.