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Posted 4/16/2018

Release no. 18-022


Contact
Rhonda Paige
817-886-1312
rhonda.k.paige@usace.army.mil
819 Taylor St., Fort Worth, TX 76102

FORT WORTH, Texas – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth District will host a press conference and media availability at Lewisville Lake Dam on April 19 at 2 p.m. This update is to provide information on ongoing remediation work at Lewisville Lake Dam to facilitate repairs and sustain the safe and effective functioning of the dam.  

Lewisville Lake Dam, which was placed into operation in 1954 is one of the 24 flood-risk management reservoirs operated by the district and serves the citizens of Texas providing flood risk management, quality water supply, environmental stewardship and recreational opportunities.  

COL Calvin C. Hudson II, Commander of the Fort Worth District accompanied by other district subject-matter experts will update the media on remediation of the Lewisville Lake Dam, field questions and provide a walking tour of the remediation areas.   

The press conference will begin at 2 p.m., April 19 at the Lewisville Lake office, located at 1801 N. Mill St., Lewisville, Texas 75057.  

Interested media may contact Rhonda Paige at 817-886-1312.

 

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About the Fort Worth District: The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was established in 1950. The District is responsible for water resources development in two-thirds of Texas, and design and construction at military installations in Texas and parts of Louisiana and New Mexico.  Visit the Fort Worth District Web site at: www.swf.usace.army.mil and SWF Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/usacefortworth/

Lewisville Lake Dam press conference remediation