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Despite Rains, Highland Lakes Far From Recovery

Despite recent rains that fell over over Austin, the watershed to the north and west that brings water to the city via the Highland Lakes has not been replenished enough to significantly affect lake levels.

A 2013 look at at a boat dock at Lake Travis, whose water level decreased markedly amid a historic drought. Lake Travis is p…

Despite recent rains that fell over over Austin, the watershed to the north and west that brings water to the city via the Highland Lakes has not been replenished enough to significantly affect lake levels. Lake Travis remains almost 40 feet below its normal level. Part of the cause: drought-dried ground that soaks up rainwater. (StateImpact Texas)

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