GRBA, landowners agree to halt scheduled ‘dewatering’
By Anita Miller
The lakes will stay, but nobody will be on them.
The Guadalupe Blanco River Authority (GBRA) on Monday came to an agreement with landowners around three lakes it had planned to “dewater” to decrease stress on the dams that created them.
The settlement will close the lakes to all activity effective Thursday, Sept. 19. Portions of the four lakes – Gonzales, Meadow, Placid and McQueeney, could reopen if an appointed panel agrees.
The settlement was reached after a judg...