Lake Conroe News

10/17/2017 6:42:00 PM
texashillcountry.com
Winding its way through Sam Houston National Forest, it provides hikers with wonderful East Texas terrain, dense forests of magnolia and pine, views of Lake Conroe in portions, and relatively flat terrain featuring beautiful fall and springtime wildflower ...

10/16/2017 6:39:00 PM
apartments.com
Lake Conroe and Lake Livingston are nearby as well, making it easy to spend a weekend boating or fishing. Folks in Willis enjoy easy access to a collective of locally-owned restaurants, from Leroy’s Bar-BQ to the Big Bad Wolf Bakery to the classic ...

10/16/2017 5:43:00 PM
KHOU
“I didn’t have a Plan B for the house being gone.” Rizzi says the night Harvey hit, she was monitoring models online showing levels of rainfall, the San Jacinto River, and Lake Conroe. “It was just my gut,” recalls Rizzi. “Something was telling ...

10/14/2017 5:00:00 PM
The Advocate
If you ask Ryan Lavigne about his biggest bass-fishing moment, he’s torn between a couple of days on Lake Conroe. There’s a first-things-first here, and the first came almost a year ago when he exploded to a win over a field of top-flight amateur ...

10/13/2017 4:11:00 PM
Chron
A truck drives over floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey below I-45 rise on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. A neighborhood is inundated with floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. A neighborhood is inundated ...

10/13/2017 8:27:00 AM
Huntsville Item
Shiver would like to thank sponsor’s of Huntsville Superstar, which are Wiesner of Huntsville, McNease Drugs, Wish Wash Car Wash, KSAM 101.7, Lake Conroe Splash, Smither Company, KETX-FM The Eagle 92.3, Texas Music Pickers, Prosperity Bank and The ...

10/9/2017 4:38:00 AM
apartments.com
The city is attractive to many because it is within an hour's drive from Houston, barring rush hour traffic, and also only about seven miles from Lake Conroe, a popular recreational area. Heritage Place is a park located right in downtown Conroe.

10/6/2017 10:55:00 AM
JD Supra
During the unprecedented rainfall, governmental entities intentionally decided to release water from three dams — the Addicks dam, the Barker dam, and the Lake Conroe dam. The releases of water were devastating to homes, businesses, and properties ...

10/6/2017 9:55:00 AM
Woodlands Online
Situated within minutes of The Woodlands, specialty shopping, upscale dining as well as Lake Conroe! Schools are exceptional! Come see this luxurious custom home! Elegant coffered ceilings, hardwood ?oors, customized brick accent walls and columns enhance ...

10/4/2017 8:32:00 AM
Houston Press
As Hurricane Harvey stalled over Harris County in late August, residents living near the Lake Conroe Dam and Lake Conroe Reservoir saw water rising in Lake Conroe and realized that their homes were going to flood, yet again. This wasn't the first time, by ...

10/3/2017 7:00:00 PM
texasmonthly.com
About sixty homeowners filed a lawsuit against two state agencies on Monday, alleging that two decades of mismanagement of the Lake Conroe Dam has caused their homes to flood repeatedly, including during Harvey. According to the suit, the San Jacinto River ...

10/3/2017 9:00:00 AM
littlerockfamily.com
15, the start of a four-day trip. They worked in the Bear Creek neighborhood of Houston, which was mostly surpassed by the storm but later flooded when the Army Corp of Engineers released water to keep Lake Conroe Dam from breaking. "The water rose 10 feet ...

10/2/2017 9:47:00 PM
Chron
Debris from a decimated boat dock is pictured strewn across the backyard of a home off of Lake Conroe on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Walden. (Michael Minasi / Chronicle) A road is flooded by waters from Lake Conroe on Friday in the River Plantation ...

9/29/2017 1:52:00 PM
Chron
He has made evident his belief that water released from Lake Conroe may have been responsible for exacerbating the extent of devastation never before experienced in Kingwood and pointed specifically to the San Jacinto River Authority. "I will not rest a ...

9/29/2017 10:56:00 AM
Patch
Meanwhile, Martin has indicated that the San Jacinto River Authority was responsible for the flooding when they released water from the Lake Conroe Dam, and told the crowd, “I'm on a mission and I will get these people,” KPRC reported. The San Jacinto ...

9/28/2017 9:48:00 PM
Click2Houston
Martin accused the agency of opening dams at Lake Conroe, saving other communities, at Kingwood's expense. "I'm on a mission and I will get these people," Martin said, followed by cheers from the audience. The San Jacinto River Authority responded to the ...

9/27/2017 10:41:00 AM
The Business Journal
Conroe, a city with just over 80,000 residents, was devastated by the overflow of nearby Lake Conroe, a 21,000-acre body of water that burst into Montgomery and Conroe counties, causing mass flooding and severe damage to many area neighborhoods.

9/27/2017 10:40:00 AM
prnewswire.com
Conroe, a city with just over 80,000 residents, was devastated by the overflow of nearby Lake Conroe, a 21,000-acre body of water that burst into Montgomery and Conroe counties, causing mass flooding and severe damage to many area neighborhoods.

9/27/2017 10:40:00 AM
The Business Journal
Conroe, a city with just over 80,000 residents, was devastated by the overflow of nearby Lake Conroe, a 21,000-acre body of water that burst into Montgomery and Conroe counties, causing mass flooding and severe damage to many area neighborhoods.

9/26/2017 4:55:00 PM
Houston Press
In July Altuve hit .485 with an OPS of 1.250 in winning American League Player of the Month. He may or may not have walked across Lake Conroe. Even with all the injuries, the Astros still managed a 15-9 record in July, largely because of the transcendent ...

9/26/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

9/25/2017 8:03:00 AM
theintercept.com
Police suspected Swearingen was Trotter’s killer. He had been seen talking with Trotter two days before her disappearance outside a local store near Lake Conroe, which abuts the national forest. On the day she went missing, he was seen chatting with her ...

9/25/2017 7:06:00 AM
Houston Public Media
The reason: when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened the dams at the Barker and Addicks reservoirs, and the San Jacinto River Authority released water from Lake Conroe, they chose to take property by flooding it. “United States Supreme Court has ...

9/22/2017 1:02:00 PM
Houston Public Media
The reason; when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened the dams at the Barker and Addicks reservoirs, and the San Jacinto River Authority released water from Lake Conroe, they chose to take property by flooding it. “United States Supreme Court has ...

9/22/2017 12:39:00 PM
Huntsville Item
Olsen has two office locations: one located in Spring off of Louetta and Kuykendahl, while the other is in Willis off of FM 1097 next to Lake Conroe. Olsen lives in Huntsville where he was voted the best Realtor in Huntsville for 2017 per The Huntsville ...

9/21/2017 12:00:00 PM
texaslawyer.com
A similar event took place north of Houston at the Lake Conroe dam. Lake Conroe rose to a record level of 205.88 feet above mean sea level. The San Jacinto River Authority (conducted a record setting controlled release rate of 79,100 cfs, eclipsing the ...

9/21/2017 1:00:00 AM
texaslawyer.com
A similar event took place north of Houston at the Lake Conroe dam. Lake Conroe rose to a record level of 205.88 feet above mean sea level. The San Jacinto River Authority (conducted a record setting controlled release rate of 79,100 cfs, eclipsing the ...

9/21/2017 1:00:00 AM
texaslawyer.com
A similar event took place north of Houston at the Lake Conroe dam. Lake Conroe rose to a record level of 205.88 feet above mean sea level. The San Jacinto River Authority (conducted a record setting controlled release rate of 79,100 cfs, eclipsing the ...

9/21/2017 1:00:00 AM
texaslawyer.com
A similar event took place north of Houston at the Lake Conroe dam. Lake Conroe rose to a record level of 205.88 feet above mean sea level. The San Jacinto River Authority (conducted a record setting controlled release rate of 79,100 cfs, eclipsing the ...

9/19/2017 9:31:00 PM
abc13.com
Their homes didn't initially flood during Hurricane Harvey. Rather, they claim their homes flooded after the river authority opened floodgates at Lake Conroe. "We believe there might be ways for them to get proper compensation based on an inverse ...

9/19/2017 1:16:00 PM
Chron
Conroe was still a small town where everyone knew each other. The Woodlands was not developed yet and Lake Conroe was still not complete. "I really felt like this area had a lot of future and it was going to grow," he said. Price established his ...

9/18/2017 11:59:00 AM
communityimpact.com
The Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce partnered with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Lone Star College Small Business Development Center to offer a free disaster recovery program Sept.

9/17/2017 9:37:00 PM
KVUE
However, McLaurin never imagined his family would need to be rescued too. "It was about 10 o'clock at night that I heard they were releasing Lake Conroe and I knew it was going to flood but I did not have any idea it would be to the extent that it flooded ...

9/16/2017 3:23:00 PM
KHOU
The San Jacinto River Authority was forced to release water from the Lake Conroe Dam into the West Fork of the San Jacinto River, which pushed floodwaters into the working-class neighborhood of River Oaks Drive. Floodwaters completely submerged mobile ...

9/15/2017 10:57:00 PM
KENS 5
However, McLaurin never imagined his family would need to be rescued too. "It was about 10 o'clock at night that I heard they were releasing Lake Conroe and I knew it was going to flood but I did not have any idea it would be to the extent that it flooded ...

9/15/2017 9:55:00 PM
Houston Chronicle
If the owner is unwilling to resolve the matter, then you should file a complaint at texasattorneygeneral.gov. Q. We live on Lake Conroe, and during the hurricane a boat was blown into our pool, damaging it. The boat owner says he is not liable unless we ...

9/15/2017 2:29:00 PM
Dallas News
Major parts of Kingwood flooded a few days after the storm. Residents blame a dam release from Lake Conroe, though the river authority rejects that, noting how far they live downstream. "I haven't cried. I'm not going to," a stoic Cecily Ryan told Cruz in ...

9/15/2017 1:32:00 PM
The Business Journal
Multiple Houston law firms have filed suit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, state agencies and the city of Houston after water was released from Lake Conroe, north of Houston, and the Addicks and Barker reservoirs in West Houston due to Tropical ...

9/14/2017 10:06:00 PM
KHOU
However, McLaurin never imagined his family would need to be rescued too. "It was about 10 o'clock at night that I heard they were releasing Lake Conroe and I knew it was going to flood but I did not have any idea it would be to the extent that it flooded ...

9/12/2017 8:39:00 PM
abc13.com
The misinformation provided in that briefing is sadly misleading residents into believing that SJRA somehow caused their harm when, in fact, the Lake Conroe dam actually REDUCED the severity of their flooding. The purpose of this response is to correct ...





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