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The Highland Lakes System in Action

Posted by in Highland Lakes, Lake LBJ Real Estate, LCRA on Jun 4, 2016

This is how it is supposed to work. The lower Colorado River basin has a history of major flooding.  The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) built the dams to manage floods and generate hydroelectric power in the 1930s and 1940s.  Check out this excellent drone video that was shared showing the water flowing down stream out of Lake Buchanan.  Lake Buchanan is a fluctuating basin upstream from Lake LBJ that collects and releases water as needed downstream.  Lake LBJ is considered a pass-through lake and is home to one of the LCRA’s major power plants and the water from the lake is used to keep it cool.

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