Lower Colorado River Authority

The Lower Colorado River Authority or LCRA is a nonprofit public utility that was created in November 1934 by the Texas Legislature. LCRA's mission is to protect people, property and the environment by providing public services for more than 1 million people in Central and Southeast Texas. These services include electricity, water, flood management, public parks along the Highland Lakes and lower Colorado River, and community and economic development services to rural and suburban communities.

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Lower Colorado River Authority - History
... the Texas Legislature authorized the formation of the Lower Colorado River Authority to complete Buchanan Dam, where construction had been idled in 1932 following ... worst effects of Hill Country floods and provide the lower Colorado River basin with a reliable water supply during periods of drought ... beginning in the 1990s to increase public access to the Highland Lakes and lower Colorado River ...

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