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Op-Ed: LCRA should explain plans for the Lane City reservoir

Environmentalists ask for more transparency from the Lower Colorado River Authority in its plans for the operation of an off-channel reservoir being constructed in Matagorda County.

The Colorado River east of Longhorn Dam, where it flows freely towards the Gulf of Mexico, in Austin, Tx.

Environmentalists say that more transparency is needed from the Lower Colorado River Authority in disclosing its plans for the operation of the Lane City, an off-channel reservoir being constructed next to the Colorado River in Matagorda County. They say that the health of Matagorda Bay and the Colorado River itself are at risk if inflows to the bay diminish to a critical point. (Austin American-Statesman)

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