Lake O’ the Pines stilling basin to be de-watered

Published April 6, 2017

FORT WORTH, Texas – Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers representatives at Lake O’ the Pines will be conducting de-watering operations April 10 to approximately April 21 of the stilling basin (outlet) area.

De-water operations remove water from the outlet area so that a routine inspection can be completed of the concrete structure within the stilling basin area. These inspections are normally conducted every ten years.

Public access will be restricted for safety reasons as the Corps and its contractors conduct the de-watering and inspections. Fishing at the outlet area will not be allowed during this time.

Questions concerning the de-watering operation can be directed to Lake Manager Matthew Like or Lead Ranger Cody Berry at the Lake o’ the Pines Office at 903-665-2336.


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: and SWF Facebook at:
Edward Rivera
819 Taylor Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76102

Release no. 17-005