O.H. Ivie Reservoir News

6/7/2017 9:03:00 PM
San Angelo Standard-Times
Inland Fisheries also reported golden algae blooms from Ballinger to the upper portion of the O.H. Ivie Reservoir in March. The growth in that area dominated for 3-4 months but was subsiding as of early June. Wright hopes the bloom in the Concho doesn't ...

6/6/2017
EPA
Organizations from across the country are seeking to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to invest in their local economies and improve water infrastructure. EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received ‘letters of interest’ from prospective…

5/22/2017 8:44:00 PM
Big Country Homepage
ABILENE, Texas (KTAB) - The O. H. Ivie Reservoir is one of Abilene's water sources, and after a boom in algae growth, some evidence of that algae is winding up in Abilene sinks, showers, and faucets. That algae shows up not as a dark green goop coming from ...

5/22/2017 4:01:00 PM
Abilene Reporter-News
Algae blooms in the O.H. Ivie Reservoir will likely cause taste and odor issues for residents, Abilene City Manager Robert Hanna said, though there should be no health impact related to the issue. “There’s not much we can do about it – we can’t ...

5/20/2017 2:46:29 PM
San Angelo Standard-Times
Wiley said an observer from Paint Rock reported more than 3 inches of rain, which should make its way into O.H. Ivie Reservoir. Runoff from Friday storms is show on this graph of the Concho River at Paint Rock, May 20, 2017. (Photo: USGS) According to data ...

5/15/2017 1:00:00 AM
lsonews.com
Fishing is likely to be poor in the upper portions of the O.H. Ivie Reservoir and portions of the Colorado River all the way to Ballinger due to a golden alga bloom, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Additionally, toxic conditions are ...

5/15/2017 1:00:00 AM
lsonews.com
Fishing is likely to be poor in the upper portions of the O.H. Ivie Reservoir and portions of the Colorado River all the way to Ballinger due to a golden alga bloom, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Additionally, toxic conditions are ...

5/14/2017 5:00:00 PM
www.facebook.com
A toxic golden alga bloom, which has caused multiple fish kills the past few months, is persisting in the upper portions of O.H. Ivie Reservoir and continues up... the Colorado River all the way to Ballinger. Additionally, toxic conditions are present in ...

4/28/2017 9:07:56 AM
traveltips.usatoday.com
Fishing, boating and water skiing can be enjoyed at Ballinger City Lake and at O.H. Ivie Reservoir, 55 miles southeast of Ballinger. The Concho Recreation Area, Padgitt Recreation Area and Kennedy Recreation Area at O.H. Ivie Reservoir offer courtesy docks ...

4/8/2017 7:03:23 AM
tpwd.texas.gov
This is the authors' summary from a 35-page report. For a copy of the complete report, use the download link in the sidebar. Fish populations in O. H. Ivie Reservoir were surveyed in 2013 using electrofishing and trap netting, and in 2014 using gill ...

3/16/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

3/15/2017 5:00:00 PM
Big Country Homepage
with an eye on blending the water from Thomas and the O.H. Ivie Reservoir. Many residents have complained about the taste and smell of the city's water, with some describing the taste as "dirty" while others have noted a chemical aftertaste. "We are ...

3/6/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

2/22/2017
EPA
Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr. Pruitt…

2/1/2017 4:00:00 PM
thefreelibrary.com
Mike Hastings of Austin, Texas, won $10,000 cash and a new Ranger bass boat Saturday in the first Texas Tournament Trail event on O.H. Ivie Reservoir. Hastings topped 147 anglers in the Pro Division with a one-day catch of five bass weighing 19 pounds ...

1/27/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of January 2017.

12/15/2016
Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of December 2016.

10/4/2016 11:32:02 PM
The Texas Tribune
Trees that were once mostly submerged are now high and dry in the southwestern portion of O.H. Ivie Reservoir southeast of Ballinger Texas. The reservoir is less than 30 percent full, as of April 20 2011. Robert W. Hart The Texas Tribune thanks its sponsors.

10/1/2016 4:26:09 PM
San Angelo Standard-Times
Alan Henry Reservoir was one of the two reservoirs that produced an entry in last year's program. The last entry for O.H. Ivie Reservoir was 2012, when two entries were submitted. Declining water levels and loss of habitat has hurt the overall fishery ...

9/26/2016 4:15:41 PM
Abilene Reporter-News
O.H. Ivie Reservoir, Hubbard Creek Reservoir, Lake Fort Phantom Hill, and Lake Abilene were collectively 51.8 percent full Monday, Klonower said. "Six months ago they were 30 percent full, and one year ago they were 23.5 percent full," she said.

9/15/2016 8:24:00 AM
brownwoodnews.com
There were 10 men and 2 women who participated in the Family Bass Club Fishing Tournament held at O.H. Ivie Reservoir on August 20th. There were 15 fish weighed in for a total of 62.27 lbs. Out of 12 contestants 8 people weighed in fish with 0 limits.

9/15/2016 8:24:00 AM
brownwoodnews.com
There were 10 men and 2 women who participated in the Family Bass Club Fishing Tournament held at O.H. Ivie Reservoir on August 20th. There were 15 fish weighed in for a total of 62.27 lbs. Out of 12 contestants 8 people weighed in fish with 0 limits.

8/31/2016 6:35:00 PM
Abilene Reporter-News
Sims was serious in taking on environmentalists, especially when the construction of O.H. Ivie Reservoir was delayed to protect the Concho water snake. Still, he joked to federal officials at a Runnels County meeting that if he had been a better shot with ...

8/27/2016 7:48:00 PM
San Angelo Standard-Times
Brown was previously employed by the Colorado River Municipal Water District (CRMWD) at the O.H. Ivie Reservoir as a biological technician and a water-quality specialist, and at SKG Engineering in San Angelo as a lab and environmental technician.

8/8/2016 10:28:00 PM
tpwd.texas.gov
This is the authors' summary from a 35-page report. For a copy of the complete report, use the download link in the sidebar. Fish populations in O. H. Ivie Reservoir were surveyed in 2013 using electrofishing and trap netting, and in 2014 using gill ...

8/6/2016 1:00:00 AM
San Angelo Standard-Times
Local fishermen are familiar with them. Midwinter counts on O.H. Ivie Reservoir often exceed 100 and on O.C. Fisher Reservoir they typically number 10-45, but in early winter of 2010, there were an astounding 400 of them there. They're really large birds ...

7/24/2016 7:31:00 PM
Abilene Reporter-News
Two bond series totaling $61 million were issued in 2001 to help cover the cost of building the pipeline from the O.H. Ivie Reservoir to Abilene. The city also got a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and a $1 million grant from the ...

7/5/2016
LakeMartin.com
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4/30/2016
Lake & River Promotions
National Window Film Day Shares Valuable Facts with Homeowners and Brings Window Film to Light International Window Film Association Announces April 30th in Recognition of Window Film and its Many Benefits Washington, D.C. – April 11, 2016 – The International Window Film Association (IWFA), a nonprofit…

12/11/2014
BassPro Shops
SPRINGFIELD, MO – Bass Pro Group announced today an agreement to acquire Fishing Holdings, LLC, a manufacturer of fishing boats that include Ranger Boats and the Stratos and Triton boat brands from Platinum Equity. The agreement combines popular fishing boat brands that are recognized internationally. It also creates…

2/15/2014
U.S. Army Corp of Engineers
Release no. 13-033ContactLisa Parker251-690-2505lisa.a.parker@usace.army.milMOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District will be opening Sawnee Campground on Lake Sidney Lanier on September 20, 2013 until March 23, 2014 on a first-come, first served basis. Campers will have the opportunity to pick…

12/1/2013
USACE
By ernest Noe, Chief Ranger Did you know that it is illegal to remove trees from public lands surrounding Lake Lanier? It’s just like going on your neighbor’s property and cutting down trees. The US Army Corps of e…

12/13/2012
Lake Harding News
They're reclaiming the Hooch along the southern border of Georgia and Alabama. In Columbus, the strategic demolition of old dams along the Chattahoochee River will soon unleash what the city is calling the River City Rush, the "longest urban whitewater course in the world," according to the event's website.Read more: http…

4/20/2011
Georgia Power
Georgia Power President and CEO Paul Bowers today announced the company will host an innovative research facility to develop and test water conservation technologies at Georgia Power's Plant Bowen, near Cartersville, Ga. The Water Research Center (WRC) will provide a venue for developing and testing technologies to improve…

4/16/2011
Southern Company
Thomas A Fanning, chairman, president and CEO of Southern Company, today told members of Congress that proposed regulations aimed at emissions from power plants could reduce reliability, raise electricity prices, slow economic development and eliminate American jobs."My message today is that the reliability and…

3/22/2011
Amy Han
March 22 is World Water Day - a day to appreciate all that water gives us in providing public health, environmental and economic benefits. To help educate Americans on the need to save water, EPA's WaterSense program is joining its partner American Water, together with the Student Conservation Association, in promoting the…

3/15/2011
Press Release
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced today the awarding of more than $13.5 million in competitive grants to 11 states for 16 boating infrastructure projects. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service awards these grants, which will help fund construction of docks, boat slips and other facilities to support recreational…

3/14/2011
Amy Han
As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ongoing We’re for Water campaign, this year’s Fix a Leak Week—March 14 - 20, 2011—encourages Americans to help put a stop to the more than 1 trillion gallons of water wasted from household leaks each year. Finding and fixing leaks can save the average household…

1/28/2011
Sharon Miller
Confluence at Smith Lake New Digs For Professional Types By Sharon Miller RE/MAX Platinum Historically, the accelerated level of development at Smith Lake began sometime around the 2001-2002 time period. Prior to this time…

1/11/2011
EPA
EPA's Watershed Academy will sponsor a free webcast on "Nitrogen and Phosphorus Pollution and Harmful Algal Blooms in Lakes” on Wednesday, January 26, 2011, at 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Eastern. This webcast will highlight an emerging issue of nutrient enrichment leading to harmful algal blooms in lakes. The webcast will explain…





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