Tag Archives: LCRA

LCRA AWARDS GRANT TO AUSTIN COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION

Thanks to a grant from the Lower County River Authority and the City of Bellville, the Austin County Fair Association will be able to upgrade two AC units at the…

LCRA BOARD APPROVES $885 MILLION BUSINESS PLAN

The Board of Directors for the Lower Colorado River Authority, the supplier of Brenham’s electricity,   approved an $885 million business plan for 2018. The board also approved $383 million for capital spending in the…

LCRA AWARDS NEARLY $600,000 IN COMMUNITY GRANTS

The Lower Colorado River Authority and its wholesale electric customers recently awarded $594,386 in grants to community projects throughout LCRA’s service territory. Grants from LCRA’s Community Development Partnership Program will…

LCRA NAMES NEW PLANT MANAGER FOR FPP

There is a new plant manager for the Fayette Power Plant in Jeff Kickert. The Lower Colorado River Authority says Kickert will begin his new duties on July 21st. Kickert…

LCRA GETS PLATINUM AWARD FROM COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE

The State Comptroller’s office has awarded the Lower Colorado River Authority with the highest level of recognition for financial transparency, becoming the first river authority to achieve the new platinum…

COLORADO COUNTY LOOKING AT GROUND WATER STORAGE PLAN

The Colorado County Ground Water District is looking at the possibility of a plan to store water from the Colorado River in a shallow acquifer west of the river where…

LCRA RESERVOIR PROJECTS

The Lower Colorado River Authority is planning a new reservoir near the Texas coast. The Board of Directors approved spending $17 million on the next phase of the reservoir at…

NEW LCRA DIRECTOR

The Lower Colorado River Authority Board of Directors unanimously voted to hire Texas Department of Transportation Executive Director Phil Wilson Wednesday.   Wilson will become the authority’s 11th general manager on…