State's First New Reservoir in 30 Years Will Supply Water to Rapidly Growing North Texas

Lake News: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has given the green light to the state's first new reservoir in 30 years, a project expected to meet the water needs of North Texas' rapidly growing population for years to come.Construction of the Lower Bois d'Arc Creek Reservoir will start this spring, northeast of Bonham in Fannin County. The $1.2 billion project will be a key source of water for 1.7 million people living in 80 North Texas communities, a population expected to double over the next 50 years."This is a major milestone for a critical project," said Robert Thurmond, president of the water district's board of directors, in a news release. Thurmond represents Wylie, one of 13 member cities on the board.  Continue reading...

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