Lake Conroe News

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 ...

9/17/2017 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 ...

9/11/2017 4:34:00 PM
The Texas Tribune
A law firm says the San Jacinto River Authority released water from Lake Conroe that flooded thousands of homes and businesses — ones that had escaped damage from Harvey's rainstorms. (The Courier of Montgomery County) • Remember that chilling photo of ...

9/9/2017 7:38:00 AM
fee.org
As Hurricane Harvey parked over my northern Houston suburb, officials at the San Jacinto River Authority released water from the Lake Conroe dam to keep it from spilling over. The water release added to the 17+ inches of rain that had already fallen on the ...

9/8/2017 8:09:00 PM
Click2Houston
Residents are upset because officials with the River Authority decided to open Lake Conroe's floodgates. More News Headlines Janet Jackson visits evacuees at Houston shelters ahead of her Saturday concert Go inside 1 of 9 HISD schools severely damaged by ...

9/8/2017 6:17:00 PM
cw39.com
Houston-based Potts Law Firm filed a class action lawsuit against the San Jacinto River Authority for what the suit calls its "controlled release" of water from the Lake Conroe Dam. The firm, which represents affected individuals and businesses ...

9/8/2017 4:11:00 PM
Conroe Courier
A Houston-based law firm has filed a class-action lawsuit against the San Jacinto River Authority claiming the release of water from Lake Conroe flooded homes after rainstorms from Hurricane Harvey moved through the area. Potts Law Firm filed the suit that ...

9/8/2017 3:00:00 AM
Patch
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9/7/2017 2:33:00 PM
mjsbigblog.com
As the gates opened at the Lake Conroe dam , 79,000 cubic feet per second of water was released. It wasn’t long before the surge of water rushed through Porter. Out of its banks the powerful river almost wiped out the subdivision. Sundance Head ...

9/7/2017 2:18:00 PM
The Business Journal
consists of two subclasses for (1) All Texas residential property owners who experienced flood waters at their property on or after Monday, August 28, 2017, in the area downstream of Lake Conroe affected by the rising waters of the San Jacinto River as a ...

9/7/2017 2:13:00 PM
The Business Journal
consists of two subclasses for (1) All Texas residential property owners who experienced flood waters at their property on or after Monday, August 28, 2017, in the area downstream of Lake Conroe affected by the rising waters of the San Jacinto River as a ...

9/5/2017 8:58:16 PM
Houston Chronicle on MSN.com
Flooding alone couldn't have done that, thought Rizzi. Neither could the rain. That kind of damage had come from the force of water gushing from the Lake Conroe dam. The force of water spilling from a record river crest. The force of water funneled from ...

9/5/2017 12:24:00 PM
Conroe Courier
The San Jacinto River Authority opened up Lake Conroe to normal boating traffic Tuesday after torrential rainfall generated by Hurricane Harvey caused the lake to rise nearly 5 feet over its normal level. The Authority is urging caution to any boaters who ...

9/4/2017 9:27:00 PM
Click2Houston
Judy said she's grateful that her home is still standing, unlike many others in the Kingwood area that washed away after floodgates at Lake Conroe were opened. The water rushed in at nearly 80,000 cubic feet per second. It was powerful enough to take ...

9/1/2017 11:43:00 PM
KHOU
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - In the Forest Cove neighborhood near Kingwood, entire homes are missing. Joy Rizzi has lived there for more than 20 years and says the three townhouses to the right of hers were washed away down the river by the flood waters.

9/1/2017 9:21:00 PM
KPC News
That’s what my husband, who was born and raised in Houston, said as he learned about the water being released from the Lake Conroe dam Tuesday. Suddenly, homes of a number of friends and former colleagues were being evacuated as floodwaters came rushing ...

9/1/2017 8:31:00 PM
New York Times
The Guadalupe River, which runs through Victoria, flooded many homes. Population of neighboring towns: 82,907 Despite a controlled release of Lake Conroe on Sunday night, water rushed into the neighboring towns of Montgomery and Conroe, and other parts of ...

9/1/2017 6:39:00 PM
Bryan College Station Eagle Theeagle
The authority's surface water treatment plant on Lake Conroe needed help moving the containers that gather the solid waste from the water treatment process on Tuesday. All of the local service providers' trucks were flooded in by hurricane Harvey's heavy ...

9/1/2017 6:32:00 PM
abc13.com
UPDATE 3:01 AM MONDAY - Conroe - Record levels of water being released from Lake Conroe Dam. The city will be evacuating McDade Estates, while other neighborhoods will be evacuated by the county. MISSOURI CITY - Fort Bend County officials said Missouri ...

9/1/2017 4:18:00 PM
WFAA-TV
citizens who despite losing their own homes and possessions drove into the danger and lifted people they never met to safety… …who followed their own hearts into the swollen streets of communities like Rockport and Katy, paddled across Lake Conroe ...

9/1/2017 9:23:00 AM
Arts Guide Live
But everything changed Monday night, when water released from nearby Lake Conroe began cascading into their Kingwood neighborhood. It was night by the time the couple realized the flood was climbing into their home. The current was too strong for them to ...

8/31/2017 12:42:00 PM
trailrunnermag.com
The easy nature of the path allows you to take in the views of tall, dense pine forests, grand magnolia trees, stunning wild flowers and scenic lakes like the 21,000-acre Lake Conroe. On a well-timed spring run on the nine-mile Magnolia Section ...

8/31/2017 9:50:00 AM
Equipment World
San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) officials are also releasing water from Lake Conroe Dam, forcing mandatory evacuations for some neighborhoods along the water’s path. At 72 hours into the storm, the Lake Conroe watershed had received approximately ...

8/31/2017 7:12:00 AM
abc13.com
UPDATE 3:01 AM MONDAY - Conroe - Record levels of water being released from Lake Conroe Dam. The city will be evacuating McDade Estates, while other neighborhoods will be evacuated by the county. MISSOURI CITY - Fort Bend County officials said Missouri ...

8/31/2017 6:01:00 AM
FreshPlaza
We hope for tropical storm Harvey to soon move in the easterly direction.” “On top of the amount of rainfall we’ve had, the dikes from Lake Conroe were opened which added even more water,” said Kreger. Lake Conroe is a collection point and because ...

8/30/2017 9:31:00 PM
boredpanda.com
On the north side of Houston, Lake Conroe reached record levels and released record volumes of water to flow downstream toward the Gulf of Mexico, passing through the Forest Cove section of Kingwood. These photos are of the 59/69 freeway, just north of the ...

8/30/2017 8:36:00 PM
Conroe Courier
Now that Tropical Storm Harvey has moved out of Montgomery County, officials are beginning the assessment of the damage left behind, including the Precinct 1 Constable's Office Marine Division. As of Wednesday, hundreds of boats littered Lake Conroe and ...

8/30/2017 7:15:00 PM
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
“I feel loved. That’s all I can say. I feel loved,” Jackson said Wednesday morning as she went for a walk with family and friends near Lake Conroe, where she is staying for now. That includes friends in Texas and Iowa. “I can’t begin to express ...

8/30/2017 3:54:00 PM
enr.com
North of Houston, the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) reported late on Aug. 29 that Lake Conroe’s water level is starting to slowly decline, with the current level at 203.7 ft above mean sea level (MSL), just 2.7 ft over the normal pool elevation of ...

8/30/2017 3:47:00 PM
Cleburne Times-Review
With more rain on the way, city officials announced plans to release water from the Lake Conroe Dam and put a mandatory evacuation in place for residents who lived nearby. Twenty-seven memory care residents from Conroe loaded onto a charter bus at about ...

8/30/2017 12:51:00 AM
abc13.com
3:34 a.m. New Record Release and Water Level for Lake Conroe The Lake Conroe water level has now risen to 205.88 feet above mean sea level (MSL). The previous record water level for the lake was 205.60 in 1994. The current release rate from Lake Conroe is ...

8/29/2017 7:07:00 PM
FOX 6 Now
It's just kinda sitting over us," Thomas said. He's also surrounded by lakes. "And they opened Lake Conroe's dam and the river's rising two feet an hour, so that's what's seeping into my subdivision," Thomas said. He said as of Tuesday, they'd already ...





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