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LCRA To Build New Water Plant For Spicewood Area Residents
The Lower Colorado River Authority will pay for a new water treatment plant for the Spicewood Beach neighborhood near Lake Travis.
LCRA wells supplied water to approximately 500 homes. But those wells ran dry a year ago as water levels at Lake Travis dropped.
Since then, LCRA has been trucking water into the neighborhood. That costs approximately $35,000 to $37,000 a month. LCRA says it has absorbed the costs of the trucking operation and has not passed those costs on to customers.
"This is the best solution to a difficult situation," LCRA General Manager Becky Motal said. We know the last year under Stage 4 restrictions has been a challenging time for residents, and we appreciate all their help in conserving water as we work toward the new treatment plant."
The new plant is expected to be complete this summer. It will cost $1.2 million.