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227.95 FEET
7/21/2018
Full Pool: 228.5
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Nearly one year after tragedy, URECC announces system upgrades

19 KYTX

Date: 7/19/2018 4:16:00 PM

UPHUR COUNTY — Almost one year ago, two teenagers and child died after their sail boat made contact with a live electric line on Lake O' the Pines. A year later, Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative anno

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Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 7/19/2018

Water Resources Outlook - July

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Upshur Rural to tunnel beneath Lake O' Pines to move deadly power lines; Corps of Engineers seeks input on reservoir planning

Longview News-Journal

Date: 7/11/2018 7:34:00 PM

A public hearing Wednesday on the future of Lake O’ the Pines flushed out news that a major hazard is about to be removed. Burrowed, actually. Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative has agreed to burrow be

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Upshur Rural to tunnel beneath Lake O' Pines to move deadly power lines; Corps of Engineers seeks input on reservoir planning

Longview News-Journal

Date: 7/11/2018 7:34:00 PM

A public hearing Wednesday on the future of Lake O' the Pines flushed out news that a major hazard is about to be removed. Burrowed, actually. Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative has agreed to burrow be

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Lake O' the Pines public meetings set Tuesday, Wednesday

Longview News-Journal

Date: 7/4/2018 9:41:00 PM

The Fort Worth District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has set two public meetings at 6 p.m Tuesday and Wednesday in Jefferson and Longview on the master plan for Lake O’ the Pines. The Tuesday m

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• River: Red River
• Surface Area: 18,700 Acres
Lake O' the Pines includes about 18,700 acres of water and 9,000 acres of land located in the piney woods of Northeast Texas. The lake is located partially in Marion, Harrison, Upshur, Morris and Camp Counties. Recreation opportunities are numerous with camping, boating, fishing, hunting, watchable wildlife, and bird watching, including wintering bald eagles. Other local attractions include antique shopping, Mardi Gras Upriver, the Annual Historic Pilgrimage, and Christmas Candlelight Tour in Jefferson, TX. Local attractions also include Stagecoach days, a Fire Ant Festival and Christmas lights in Marshall, TX, along with Texas Wildflower Trail routes along some area roads.

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Jefferson, Texas 75657
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Water Conditions

Conservation Pool Elevation: 228.5 ft. msl
Fluctuation: Average 4-5 feet annually
Normal Clarity: Moderately clear

This information courtesy of:
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