Restrictions for Lake Dunlap and Lake Placid Modified

Posted: July 13, 2010

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LaMarriol Smith, Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority, (830) 379-5822 or email

SEGUIN, TX - With lake restoration efforts continuing, the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority General Manager William "Bill" E. West has amended the Hydro Lake restrictions to open all areas of Lake Dunlap and the portion of Lake Placid upstream of IH-10. The modification for Lake Dunlap allows the use of motorized boats, personal watercrafts, and towing of objects or persons effective noon Tuesday, July 13, 2010 during daylight hours only. The area of Lake Placid upstream of IH-10 is open to the use of motorized boats only, but no towing of individuals or objects.

A new chart detailing the modified restrictions for each of the Hydro Lake is available on the GBRA website (or attached to this release).

Restrictions imposed Wednesday, June 30, which allow the use of motorized boats to include towing of objects or individuals, and use of personal watercraft during daylight hours, but prohibits towing of inflatable objects and other water toys continue to remain in effect on Lake McQueeney, Meadow Lake (Nolte), Lake Gonzales (H-4), Lake Wood (H-5) and on Lake Placid from the Placid dam to IH-10.

Daylight hours are defined as 30 minutes before sunrise and 30 minutes after sunset.

Please monitor GBRA's website for press releases with updates on changes in restrictions.

The GBRA was established by the Texas Legislature in 1933 as a water conservation and reclamation district. GBRA provides stewardship for the water resources in its 10-county statutory district, which begins near the headwaters of the Guadalupe and Blanco rivers, ends at San Antonio Bay, and includes Kendall, Comal, Hays, Caldwell, Guadalupe, Gonzales, DeWitt, Victoria, Calhoun, and Refugio counties.

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