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Impact of Lake-Level Reductions on Lake Conroe Area – Texas A&M Report

By at August 21, 2012 | 10:47 am | 3 Comments

Here is the final report for Texas A&M estimating the impact of the lake level reductions: Download the PDF: Lake Conroe Final Report Bottom Line Summary  The GRP scenarios are likely to impact lake-levels significantly. Lake-levels are expected to fall more than four feet below full pool 1.6 times more often in phase one than in prior periods, and increase

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World’s Largest Everything

By at August 13, 2012 | 11:36 am | 0 Comment

World's Largest Everything. Check out all of them� WORLD'S LARGEST INDOOR SWIMMING POOL World Water Park Edmonton , Alberta , Canada 5 Acres WORLD'S LARGEST OFFICE COMPLEX - CHICAGO Chicago Merchandise Mart... Illinois , USA WORLD'S LARGEST SHOPPING MALL South China Mall, Dongguan, China ...892,000 square meters - shops

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LCA PRESIDENT’S UPDATE 7-12-12

By at July 16, 2012 | 11:22 am | 1 Comments

LCA PRESIDENT’S UPDATE as of July 12, 2012 Hello again, LCA Members. As things have been relatively uneventful on Lake Conroe and lake levels have improved to far more enjoyable levels for all of us, there hasn’t been much to report over the first half of 2012. I share a few brief thoughts to keep in touch as follows: LAKE LEVEL: 198.44 (relative to “normal

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Boat Ramp Work

By at July 13, 2012 | 5:26 pm | 1 Comments

Has anybody had their boat ramp worked on during the low water level?   Can they recommend  a decent contractor for boat ramp work? I know that Stow Away Marina and EZ Boat Storage had work done.  Can you tell me who did the

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Visiting Lake Conroe – Suggestions for Cool Things to Do

By at July 3, 2012 | 4:30 pm | 1 Comments

My family and I are going to Lake Conroe the end of July. I was wondering if there is anything there that is a must or anything to do that would be a cool thing to do there? And ideas I would really like the

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The Lake Conroe Stump Removal Project and Map

By at March 1, 2012 | 9:13 am | 0 Comment

Taking advantage of the low lake levels, the Lake Conroe Association along with the family that owns EZ Boat Storage and the Palms Marina pooled private funds to embark on a stump cutting project to eliminate the stumps in the main body of the lake (not the tributaries, shorelines or fingers that feed the lake). This project covered an area from the dam on the south end

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Led Zeppelin On the Gym Floor

By at February 18, 2012 | 8:16 pm | 0 Comment

As a 60 year old, fortunate enough to have experienced many Fridays and Saturdays sitting on gymnasium floors or worse to hear Billy Gibbons and his band The Moving Sidewalks (even The Coachmen before that) play for our high school and church functions, this video of Led Zeppelin getting started at a Danish High School reminds me how lucky I was to have been right in the

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Rolling Stones Texas Tour 1972 – Gimme Shelter

By at February 18, 2012 | 5:25 pm | 0 Comment

I was 20 years old when I saw this concert. I recall to this day thinking that I may have heard the best rock and roll I'd ever hear. I was right. This was the last tour with ace guitarist Mick Taylor before he quit the band. I still feel the

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Rolling Stones Concert Video 1989

By at February 18, 2012 | 5:13 pm | 0 Comment

I came across this full concert video of The Stones from Google Video: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-6858596563952356392# This is Keith Richard at his best. Drug free for years and a happy family man. Yeah, I love Clapton and Hendrix, but I think Keith is the most important guitar player in all of rock music! The results speak for themselves. This concert

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One of the Humorous Emails I Got This Month

By at February 13, 2012 | 5:59 pm | 0 Comment

A cowboy named Bud was overseeing his herd in a remote mountainous pasture in Montana when suddenly a brand-new BMW advanced toward him out of a cloud of dust. The driver, a young man in a Brioni® suit, Gucci® shoes, RayBan® sunglasses and YSL® tie, leaned out the window and asked the cowboy, "If I tell you exactly how many cows and calves you have in your herd,

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Fallen Marine From Willis Receives Special Welcome Home

By at February 2, 2012 | 5:30 pm | 0 Comment

Read Article On ABC 13

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Clearing Stumps From Lake Conroe

By at February 1, 2012 | 6:31 am | 5 Comments

At the end of last year (12/13/11), local Fishing Organizations, The Lake Conroe Association, San Jacinto River Authority, Texas Parks and Wildlife, US Forestry Service, E-Z Boat Storage and the Palms Marina began working together in an effort to eliminate stump hazards located in the main parts of the lake (not creeks, tributaries, or dry lake beds). The approved

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Angler Lands Toyota ShareLunker 526 from Lake Austin

By at January 30, 2012 | 6:31 pm | 1 Comments

ATHENS—Lake Austin gave up the third Toyota ShareLunker of the season to Austin angler Brett Ketchum January 29. The 13.0-pound bass is the thirteenth ShareLunker to come from the urban lake. Ketchum caught the fish on a jerkbait in 10 feet of 56-degree water while fishing in an Austin Bass Club of the Deaf tournament. He won big bass and placed second

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Words From Your Woman

By at January 25, 2012 | 10:35 pm | 0 Comment

NINE WORDS WOMEN USE... Fine : This is the word women use to end an argument when they are right and you need to shut up. Five Minutes: If she is getting dressed, this means a half an hour. Five minutes is only five minutes if you have just been given five more minutes to watch the game before helping around the house. Nothing : This is the calm before the

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BEWARE!! DON’T HIRE A CONTRACTOR UNTIL YOU READ THIS!

By at January 20, 2012 | 3:26 pm | 0 Comment

Please, with all of the drought, fires and low lake levels, always check out your contractor before you agree to any terms. Background checks, google searches, references from good jobs and even a not so good job to see how the contractor rectified the work done, do all the digging you can. Also beware of several business name changes under the same owner and out of state

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Toyota Texas Bass Classic Scheduled For September 28-30, 2012

By at January 18, 2012 | 2:33 pm | 0 Comment

Toyota Texas Bass Classic Scheduled for September 28-30, 2012 World championship and music festival will return to Lake Conroe and the Lone Star Convention & Expo Center CONROE, TX (Jan. 17, 2012) –Dates for the highly-anticipated return of the Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC), the world championship of professional bass fishing and country music festival, were

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Sometimes Consider the Person on the Other End of the Help Desk

By at January 10, 2012 | 4:21 pm | 0 Comment

This is a true story from the WordPerfect Helpline, which was transcribed from a recording monitoring the customer care department.. Needless to say the Help Desk employee was fired; however, he/she is currently suing the WordPerfect organization for 'Termination without Cause.' Actual dialogue of a former WordPerfect Customer Support employee. (Now I know why they

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Get Rick Perry Off the National Stage

By at October 20, 2011 | 10:48 pm | 1 Comments

When Rick Perry entered the presidential campaign, the conventional thought was the Republican Primary entrants would be jolted into pondering how the Texas economic model could be used on a National level. Rick was sure to brag about it, and I was very enthusiastic about his entry into the race. As a Governor, I felt Rick was a good politician with bad ideas. Especially

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Using the Lake Envronment to Improve Boat Launching Service

By at September 12, 2011 | 7:07 pm | 0 Comment

[caption id="attachment_8755" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Still Putting Boats in the Water"][/caption] As more and more public and private boat launch locations become unusable, E-Z Boat began deepening its North Ramp by extending it another 4 feet into the lake. Although the channel to the lake has too many high spots for much continued use beyond

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As Lake Conroe’s waterline sinks, concerns rise

By at August 30, 2011 | 7:38 pm | 0 Comment

By LINDSAY PEYTON, HOUSTON CHRONICLE CORRESPONDENT Published 12:35 p.m., Tuesday, August 30, 2011 When the city of Houston ordered a gradual release of water from Lake Conroe on Aug. 15, concerns about the lake's future began to rise as water levels started to drop. On Aug. 16, the San Jacinto River Authority released 50 million gallons of water into the San Jacinto

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LCA PRESIDENT’S UPDATE – August 18, 2011

By at August 18, 2011 | 4:42 pm | 1 Comments

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY LAKE LEVEL SURVEY: The Lake Conroe Association (LCA) has been working with Texas A&M University and Montgomery County to assess the impact of projected lake level fluctuations resulting from the San Jacinto River Authority's (SJRA) Groundwater Reduction Plan.  Thanks to the generosity of LCA Members, the LCA was able to contribute $62,000

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SJRA addresses drought, lake level

By at August 6, 2011 | 7:51 am | 0 Comment

Posted: Saturday, August 6, 2011 12:00 am SJRA addresses drought, lake level By Jace Houston Guest Columnist Houston Community Newspapers  Our area is in the midst of a record-breaking drought. While that may sound obvious, the key phrase is “record-breaking.” State water planners use the seven-year drought of the 1950s as the benchmark for all water

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Houston soon may tap Lake Conroe for water supply

By at August 4, 2011 | 12:21 pm | 0 Comment

Falling lake levels raise concern Without rain soon, Houston will take emergency step to ensure water plant can still operate By CINDY HORSWELL HOUSTON CHRONICLE Aug. 4, 2011, 5:18AM Along the shores of Lake Houston and Lake Conroe, many landlocked boat docks lead to nowhere while grassy islands and sandbars sprout where water once flowed. Pieces of an old railroad,

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City of Houston May Request Water from Lake Conroe – SJRA Press Release

By at July 23, 2011 | 5:53 am | 1 Comments

City of Houston May Request Water from Lake Conroe   Although an official notice has not yet been received, the City of Houston has given preliminary indications that it will soon request a measured release of water from its two-thirds share of the water rights in Lake Conroe to meet the City's operational needs in Lake Houston. An exact quantity and start date is not

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