Lady Bird Lake

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Talk 1370 Newsroom
August 28, 2019 - 8:34 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- City officials say a toxic algal bloom affecting Lady Bird Lake continues to show signs of harmful neurotoxins. The latest tests from Red Bud Isle, Auditorium Shores, and along Barton Creek between Barton Springs Pool and Lady Bird Lake all tested positive for the continued...
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
August 15, 2019 - 8:32 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- City officials say they've found more areas of blue-green algae along Lady Bird Lake with increasing levels of neurotoxins, and say the problem may not go away for a while. The city says additional samples taken Monday at Auditorium Shores, Red Bud Isle, and at Barton Creek...
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Talk 1370 Newsroom
August 09, 2019 - 5:45 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Pet owners should continue to keep their dogs out of Lady Bird Lake, city officials said Friday, but preliminary test results indicate a potential neurotoxin may be limited to the Red Bud Isle area. City officials said samples of water and algae were taken from eight...
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August 07, 2019 - 4:32 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Swimming in Lady Bird Lake is illegal for humans, and now the city is asking you to keep your pets out of the water - at least for now. Austin Parks officials say they've closed Red Bud Isle to the public as of Wednesday afternoon. Officials say that's where the largest...
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August 04, 2019 - 8:56 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Officials are investigating a body found in Lady Bird Lake Sunday morning. Austin Fire crews were called to the 800 block of Cesar Chavez Street for a water rescue; firefighters say they located a body in the lake near the Seaholm Power Plant. Police say the death is...
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November 26, 2018 - 11:35 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Authorities are investigating a man's body found floating in Lady Bird Lake Monday morning. Police say the call came in around 9:50 a.m., when a caller reported seeing a body floating in the river near the 1300 block of East Riverside Drive. At this point, police say they cannot...
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June 16, 2017 - 8:00 pm
(Austin/KJCE) Officials say a body was found in Lady Bird Lake Friday evening. According to Austin Police, the body was discovered by a paddleboarder just after 7:00 p.m. on the south shore of the lake, in the 2000 block of Lakeshore Boulevard. Austin-Travis County EMS says the victim is a male in...
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June 03, 2017 - 8:57 am
(Austin/KJCE) Crews have recovered the body of a missing swimmer from Lady Bird Lake this morning. Austin-Travis County EMS reported the call just after 7:15 a.m. Saturday morning, near South 1st Street. ATCEMS and Austin Fire crews were unable to locate the swimmer; Austin Police dive teams were...
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March 17, 2017 - 9:00 am
(Austin/KJCE) A man drove his car into Lady Bird Lake Friday morning, near Cesar Chavez Street and Lamar Boulevard. Austin Police say they were called out to the intersection of Cesar Chavez and B.R. Reynolds near Lamar around 4:45 a.m. Friday morning. When they arrived, they found a 2013 Toyota...
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