This is a view of the Lewisville Lake spillway Friday, May 22. The photo was taken when the lake elevation was about 530.44 feet - a couple of feet below the spillway crest. The six Corps flood-control lakes in the Upper Trinity Basin, integrated with two levee systems, continue to perform as designed.
Lewisville Lake Spillway
This is a view of the Lewisville Lake spillway Friday, May 22. The photo was taken when the lake elevation was about 530.44 feet - a couple of feet below the spillway crest. The six Corps flood-control lakes in the Upper Trinity Basin, integrated with two levee systems, continue to perform as designed.
Lewisville Lake surcharge pool discharge.  The lake went above 532 NAVD into surcharge pool following recent local heavy rain in the watershed and discharges through the outlet works were stopped in order to regain channel capacity downstream.
Lewisville Spillway
Lewisville Lake surcharge pool discharge. The lake went above 532 NAVD into surcharge pool following recent local heavy rain in the watershed and discharges through the outlet works were stopped in order to regain channel capacity downstream.
Many local parks are experiencing flooding during the recent rains.  The shorelines at many lakes have changed so the Corps advises boaters to use extreme caution when navigating the waters.
High Water
Many local parks are experiencing flooding during the recent rains. The shorelines at many lakes have changed so the Corps advises boaters to use extreme caution when navigating the waters.
This a boat ramp in Westlake Park at Lewisville Lake. The entire parking lot is under water due to the high water levels. The boat ramp is approximately 200 yards away. Shore lines have changed and safety must be everyone’s priority when near or on the water.
Westlake Park Boat Ramp
This a boat ramp in Westlake Park at Lewisville Lake. The entire parking lot is under water due to the high water levels. The boat ramp is approximately 200 yards away. Shore lines have changed and safety must be everyone’s priority when near or on the water.
The Schofield Barracks Sustainability Plan recently won honors from both the National Association of Environmental Professionals and the American Planning Association. The pilot project for U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, by the district's Regional Planning and Environmental Center, showed how energy use could be cut by 59 percent, and water use cut by 91 percent.
District wins environmental award for sustainability
The Schofield Barracks Sustainability Plan recently won honors from both the National Association of Environmental Professionals and the American Planning Association. The pilot project for U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, by the district's Regional Planning and Environmental Center, showed how energy use could be cut by 59 percent, and water use cut by 91 percent.

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Zebra Mussels

TPWD Executive Order 12-003:
Zebra Mussels in the Elm Fork tributary of the Trinity River.

The Executive Director of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department finds that zebraZebra Mussels mussels ("Dreissena polymorpha") present an immediate danger to aquatic species regulated by the department and hereby ORDERS the adoption of emergency rules to contain zebra mussels in all impounded and tributary waters of the Elm Fork of the Trinity River upstream from the Lewisville dam. The Executive Director authorizes the immediate submission of Notice of Emergency Rulemaking in the "Texas Register".

PDF FileExecutive Order No. 12-003
PDF FileNotice of Emergency Rulemaking
PDF FileZebra Mussels - Fact Sheet
External WebsiteZebra Mussels - TexasInvasives.org
External WebsiteReport Zebra Mussels - TexasInvasives.org
PDF FileZebra Mussels - Tri-Fold Brochure
PDF FileZebra Mussels - Wallet Card
PDF FileZebra Mussel Resource Document - Trinity River Basin, Texas