Volunteers gathered at Lake Travis Sunday for the annual Lake Travis Cleanup, a tradition that has been happening in Austin for nearly 30 years.
The water level has dipped below 632-feet near the Tournament Point boat ramp, according to reports from Water Data for Texas, shutting off access to Travis County Park's boat ramps on Lake Travis.
Studies from Water Data for Texas show this time last year, Lake Travis was 51 percent full. Now, its at 38 percent.
Labor Day weekend on Lake Travis draws large crowds as the summer boating season winds down and the temperatures reach the triple digits. Game wardens and local law enforcement have joined forces to ensure boaters and swimmers keep best safety practices when on the water.
The Lower Colorado River Authority is reminding lake-goers to "be lakewise" over Labor Day weekend. This comes after a Travis County resident swam in Lake LBJ this month, got sick from a harmful amoeba, and died.
LCRA is reminding lake visitors of important ways to stay safe this Labor Day weekend, especially with the ongoing drought conditions on lakes Buchanan and Travis.
According to Austin Water, the stage two restrictions prohibit water waste, charity car washes, and the use of large fountains.
The district says it will have crisis counseling teams available at Lake Travis Elementary, Hudson Bend, and Lake Travis High School beginning Wednesday, August 16.
One person is dead and another is in the hospital after a reported incident between a boat and a jet ski on Lake Travis near Point Venture, says ATCEMS.
A large structure fire is burning near Lago Vista, according to Lake Travis Fire Rescue.
Lake Travis Fire Rescue crews responded to a one-acre brush fire on Hudson Bend Road Sunday.
A woman was rescued from Lake Travis near Bob Wentz Park Thursday evening.
While cities like Blanco are in the most severe stage of water restrictions, other Central Texas communities are also announcing restrictions.
A 2-alarm brush fire that damaged two homes in West Travis County was started by fireworks, according to Lake Travis Fire Rescue.
The lowest Lake Travis has been is 614.18 feet in 1951. The lake currently sits at just under 637 feet.
The body of a child was recovered from Lake Travis Tuesday night, Travis County officials said.
Multiple boat ramps around Lake Travis are closed this weekend due to low lake levels, leaving some boaters high and dry this holiday weekend.
LCRA is encouraging smart water management practices as drought continues across much of Central Texas.
According to the LCRA, as of June 28, Lake Travis was 637.67 feet above mean sea level. That’s the lowest it’s been since 2015.
With the recent drowning incidents in Lake Travis, Austin Travis County EMS Captain Darren Noak wants to remind everyone of some safety reminders before hitting the water.