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River authority OKs plan to cut off water

River authority OKs plan to cut off water

POSTED: Friday, September 20, 2013 - 6:00am

UPDATED: Friday, September 20, 2013 - 6:14am

Plan still needs to be approved by state environmental regulators

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Central Texas river authority on Wednesday approved an emergency plan that could cut off critical freshwater from one of the state's most productive bays.

The plan, would allow the Lower Colorado River Authority to withhold water from flowing into Matagorda Bay for four months or until lake levels near Austin reach a certain height.

To read more, head to The Houston Chronicle's website:

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