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A look back at the history of Lake Granbury and the DeCordova Bend Dam

A look back at the history of Lake Granbury and the DeCordova Bend Dam

The Fort Worth Press called it a “Bonanza.” The Brazos River Authority was going to build its second water-supply reservoir on the Brazos River. Click the photo to read more about the 50-year history of the reservoir and dam in Hood County.
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Don’t Let Water Quality Go Down the Drain

Don’t Let Water Quality Go Down the Drain

Polluted stormwater runoff is a main ingredient in water pollution. Contaminants that cannot be adequately removed from the water can endanger the health of both people and wildlife. Fortunately, there are small actions that you can make to help keep our waterways clean. Click the photo for more.
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Never heard of PK? Here's the 411

Never heard of PK? Here's the 411

As the first reservoir built by the Brazos River Authority, Possum Kingdom Lake holds fond memories for those who know it while offering new adventures to those visiting for the first time. From its iconic cliffs to musical notoriety, there’s something for everyone at PK. Click the photo to learn more.
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Morris Sheppard Dam: 80 years and counting

Morris Sheppard Dam: 80 years and counting

The year was 1938. Franklin D. Roosevelt was president. The popular comic superhero, Superman, made his first appearance. Ball Point Pens are introduced. And the state of Texas authorized a permit to build a dam on the Brazos River. Click the photo to read more.
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Working Together to Protect the Mighty Brazos

Working Together to Protect the Mighty Brazos

The Brazos Watermaster program, a branch of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, oversees the use of surface water within the Brazos River basin downstream of Possum Kingdom Lake to ensure allocation of water in accordance with State water right permits. Click the photo for more.
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