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Calif. dam problems call to mind Lewisville Lake woes

Denton Record-Chronicle

Date: 2/17/2017 9:36:00 PM

DALLAS — A troubled dam. Concerns about failure. And talk of evacuation plans. That was the scare at the Lewisville Lake Dam in 2015. Ultimately, the danger passed quickly. The dam wasn’t compromised. And the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to

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‘Wolf’ on the trail

Denton Record-Chronicle

Date: 2/16/2017 4:39:00 AM

The Lewisville Lake Symphony will present Peter and the Wolf at 3 p.m Sunday, March 5, at Frederick Herring Recreation Center, 191 Civic Circle in Lewisville. The performance will feature the symphony and LakeCities Ballet Theatre, with Chip Waggoner from

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Rider baseball trio signs to play in college


Date: 2/15/2017 9:13:00 PM

The Raiders, ranked #5 in Class 5A according to, open their regular season a week from Thursday at the Lewisville Lake Cities Classic. Girls District 5-5A Braswell 0 Rider 10 RID: Keeley Ayala, Kiki McClure, Jasmyn Montgomery

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I-35E art adds custom touch

Denton Record-Chronicle

Date: 2/15/2017 9:00:00 PM

One of the decorative murals can be found just south of the Lewisville Lake bridge near the Garden Ridge Boulevard exit. Fish, ducks and sailboats have been fabricated into the wall to simulate a lake scene. In Hickory Creek, the mural designs will

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California dam emergency is a reminder of scare at Lewisville Lake dam

Dallas News

Date: 2/15/2017 5:58:00 PM

Don't miss a story. Like us on Facebook. Like Dallas News' Facebook Page A troubled dam. Concerns about failure. And talk of evacuation plans. That was the scare at the Lewisville Lake dam in 2015. Ultimately, the danger passed quickly. The dam wasn't

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• River: Elm Fork Trinity River
• Length: 183 Miles
• Surface Area: 29,593 Acres
• Volume: 436,000 Acre Feet
• Maximum Depth: 67 feet
• Length: 6 Miles
Lewisville Lake is a reservoir located in North Texas (USA) near the city of Lewisville on the Elm Fork of the Trinity River in Denton County. The lake is primarily used recreationally for boating and watercraft, however, it was built for flood control purposes and to serve as a water source for Dallas and its suburbs.

Lewisville Lake (formerly known as Gaza-Little Elm Reservoir) has many facilities for overnight camping and fishing. There are also a few areas for public hunting of water fowl and feral hogs (archery only).

During the summer months, the lake can become extremely crowded. For a number of years Lewisville Lake was ranked the most dangerous lake in Texas due to the number of accidents and fatalities which occurred. Most of the fatalities were from individuals enjoying the day at the many parks around the lake and going too far out in the water. The number of actual boating accidents on the lake is fairly low. Adding to the danger for boats and other recreational watercraft, the lake contains numerous shallow areas with exposed and submerged trunks and other water hazards.

On the lake, there are five marinas: Eagle Point Marina, Pier 121, Cottonwood Creek Marina, Dallas Cornthian Yacht Club, and Lakeview Marina. and two restaurant/bars - Sneaky Pete's and Charlie's. Charlie's is more of a seasonal place, closed from January through early March.
Party Cove located near the old dam is home to weekend revelers.


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