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Rockingham Marina resident still optimistic about Boone Lake

WCYB-TV

Date: 7/31/2015 4:25:00 PM

"A lot of people were upset because they felt like this was their lake," Buchanan said. "Well I got news for them - it still does. The lake is still here. There's nothing why I shouldn't stay." Buchanan has lived on Boone Lake since the 1950's and he said

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Body of man believed to be missing camper found near Lake Buchanan

The River Cities Daily Tribune

Date: 7/27/2015 9:18:00 AM

TOW— After several days of searching, a volunteer fire crew on July 25 found what authorities believe is the body of a 50-year-old man who went missing in the middle of the night during an outing with friends at a Lower Colorado River Authority park

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Body of missing man found at Lake Buchanan

KEYE TV

Date: 7/27/2015 7:51:00 AM

The body of missing man Dennis Holtzclaw was recovered on Saturday by the Buchanan Dam Volunteer Fire Department on Lake Buchanan near Canyon of the Eagles. Holtzclaw's fiance Sandra New said he left their campsite on Saturday, July 18 at about 12:30 a.m

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Missing Llano man’s body found

KXAN

Date: 7/27/2015 7:43:00 AM

Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Lake Buchanan dam LLANNO COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — The body was found

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Water Resources Outlook July 22, 2015

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 7/22/2015

Water Resources Outlook July 22

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• River: Colorado River (Texas)
• Surface Area: 23,060 Acres
Lake Buchanan was formed by the construction of the Buchanan Dam by the Lower Colorado River Authority. The lake provides water supply for the region and hydroelectric power. Buchanan Dam was completed in 1939. Lake Buchanan was the first of the Texas Highland Lakes to be formed, it is also the largest.

The lake is named for Representative James P. Buchanan, who is credited with attaining the funding to build the lake and dam.

Lake Buchanan has been stocked with several species of fish, including largemouth bass, catfish, white bass, and striped bass. Lake Buchanan is a level-controlled reservoir and is not allowed to flood during periods of heavy rain.

The Lower Colorado River Authority maintains three parks on the lake: Black Rock Park, Cedar Point Recreation Area, and Canyon of the Eagles which provide boating access to the lake.
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