Clean Water for a Healthy Environment
The Trinity River Authority of Texas is a conservation and reclamation district that provides water from reservoir facilities, water and wastewater treatment, along with recreation and reservoir facilities, within the nearly 18,000-square-mile Trinity River basin. TRA also maintains a master plan for basin-wide development, and serves as a conduit for tax-exempt financing for municipal projects and as a local sponsor for federal water projects. Each TRA operating project is an independent financial entity, and TRA receives no tax revenues or appropriations.
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The river at Liberty is at 27.81 feet as of 8:15 p.m., Sun., May 1. The current prediction is for the river to rise to 29.30 feet, major flood stage, by Tue., May 3, remaining at major flood stage at least through May 6. Major flood stage is 29.0 feet, flood stage is 26 feet and action stage is 21 feet. The record is 31.0 feet on Oct. 12, 1994. The Trinity River Authority's Lake Livingston Dam's discharge rate is 68,200, up 21,100 cfs. The lake level is at 132.73msl.
April 28, 2016: San Marcos City Council discussed strategies aimed at mitigating future flood damage, including construction of a Blanco River bypass, at a workshop April
Both the Graham City Council and the Young County Commissioners signed a proclamation declaring May as National Water Safety Awareness month in order to bring more community awareness to the issue.