Canyon Lake + Guadalupe River Area (830) 907-2300



October 24, 2016 Flow Update
Per GBRA:  

The flow releases from Canyon Reservoir will be decreased from current levels of about 150 cubic feet per second (cfs) to about 100 cfs at 6 p.m. today (Monday, Oct. 24, 2016). As always, flow releases may change in response to rainfall or other factors.



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Current Boat Ramp Status

ALL COUNTY BOAT RAMPS ARE OPEN AT THIS TIME.  There are 23 boat ramps located around Canyon Lake.  WORD provides services at the 9 free county ramps.  The chart below lists the location and status of each ramp.

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Flood Sirens in WORD District

In September, WORD completed the flood warning system project from Canyon Lake into New Braunfels.  Funding partners on the system are WORD, New Braunfels, Comal County, and Guadalupe County. This system has two components, river gauges and sirens.

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Canyon Lake Master Plan Revision

The Canyon Lake and neighboring areas have experienced tremendous growth over the last decade.  This trend is expected to continue with new residents moving in and tourism reaching the thousands each year.  The USACE can no longer manage the lake today the same way they did nearly 50 years ago. The current Master Plan for Canyon Lake dates back to December 1970 and is long over due for major revisions to handle the growth of the region.



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Over the last few years, businesses have shown an increased interest in WORD offering an online payment option to remit quarterly taxes. This project has actually been on our radar for quite some time and our goal is to bring it to fruition this year. 

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This year’s Fun Fish event was perhaps our best year ever.  It didn’t bring in the numbers that 2014 did, but it was the smoothest and most enjoyable event  by far.  There were close to 2,000 people in attendance and 226 recorded fish were caught.  


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With the help of LCRA, a single white line of buoys running down the center of Canyon Lake were set on October 27.  The buoys are numbered 1-12 with solar lights attached to the top and are for informational purposes only, not to identify the river channel. One of the main purposes of this system is to assist Fire/EMS and law enforcement in responding to emergencies on the lake. Below are the GPS coordinates for each buoy:


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The new sign on River Rd. was recently installed and it looks FABULOUS! This project has been in the works for quite awhile and was funded by WORD of Comal County. Lakescapes built the rock structure and the sign was made by Brushmaster Graphics. For the final touch, Bobby Barclay with Lakescapes donated the materials and manpower for the landscaping.  During the September 19 cleanup event, volunteers showed up to help get those beautiful plants in the ground.  A huge THANK YOU to everyone that made this project possible!


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