Lake Georgetown News

7/18/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. “Social…

7/16/2021
BoatUS News
A Dive Into the 2020 U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Statistics Reveal How the Pandemic Affected Boating in Ways Just Beginning to be Understood ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 16, 2021 – The U.S. Coast Guard recently released the 2020 Recreational Boating Statistics, and reports of accidents, fatalities and injuries were…

7/1/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 29, 2021 – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. &ldquo…

6/24/2021
RBFF News
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recreational fishing and boating continues to reach new and diverse audiences according to a new industry study from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF). The 2021 Special Report on Fishing found that: 19.7 million females went fishing in 2020, a 10%…

6/15/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Boat owners wishing to do good or take advantage of potential tax benefits may consider donating their boats to charity. Often this decision is made at the end of year just before the start of the new tax season. Waiting until the end of the year, however, could shortchange a boater’s potential…

6/7/2021
BoatUS News
“Do I know how to be found in an emergency?” That’s a question every boater should ask at the beginning of the boating season. The answer, however, is likely to go far beyond simply having a cellphone aboard. The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water offers five tips that can potentially…

6/3/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 1, 2021 – Efforts by the ethanol industry to create a new federal rule that would weaken or eliminate important warning labels designed to prevent boaters and consumers from misfueling with prohibited higher-ethanol fuels at roadside gas pumps has Boat Owners Association of The United States…

5/14/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., May 24, 2021 – The traditional kickoff of the summer boating season, Memorial Day weekend, is just days away, and TowBoatUS, the on-water towing service that gets boats home after they break down or run aground, is expecting a very busy 2021 summer boating season ahead with increased boating traffic…

3/26/2021
Lake News
On March 17th, the IRS announced that individual taxpayers have until May 17th to file and pay their 2020 federal income tax. You don’t need to file any forms for this relief it’s automatic. It’s important to note that this extension does not apply to corporations, partnerships, estates, or trusts. You…

3/24/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 23, 2021 – In recreational boating, cellphones are just fine for routine communications. So why do you need a VHF radio – either a handheld or fixed mount – on your boat? Because in an emergency it’s the only thing that can directly connect you to the U.S. Coast Guard’s…

3/15/2021
BoatUS News
Applies to boats less than 26 feet operating on plane or above displacement speed SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 15, 2021 – There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021, passage of National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S. Coast Guard…

2/10/2021
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (February 2021)

10/2/2020 7:15:00 AM
Round Rock, Texas
We use water every day for almost every single activity in our lives. The City of Round Rock Water Utility participates in Imagine a Day Without Water to remind residents of the importance of water in ...

9/11/2020 5:00:00 PM
The Daily Gazette
Competed internationally for USA in Europe and Africa. Miles Irish (Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, Georgetown): Held five state indoor records and won two state indoor titles. Set national indoor 600 ...

9/2/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., September 2, 2020 – A new video from Wildlife Forever, funded in part by a BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grant shows watersport boat owners how to easily follow “Clean, Drain, Dry” at the boat ramp to help prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Support for the video also…

9/1/2020 10:48:24 AM
abc13.com
GEORGETOWN, TX Witnesses the night of June 19 saw a vehicle driven by 31-year-old Scott Douglas Hughes, with his son Ethan inside, go into the lake. Police say both were dead at the scene.

9/1/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. September 1, 2020 – For the nation’s 12 million boat owners, Labor Day weekend is the last blast, with many enjoying the end-of-summer boating ritual with family and friends aboard, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services and safety…

8/31/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 31, 2020 – Last year, 76,418 recreational boaters had a reason to summon nonemergency, routine assistance from TowBoatUS, the nation’s largest on-water towing service for recreational boaters. Accidentally running aground, dead batteries and dead engines were the chief culprits. Instead…

8/27/2020 9:40:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
Round Rock City Council unanimously voted in favor of the city’s proposed budget and tax rate Thursday night. This was the first of two required ...

8/27/2020 7:12:00 PM
MSN
The council also approved two construction contracts for paving projects and a contract for a Lake Georgetown chemical feed system. The system will pump small amounts of the chemical sodium ...

8/27/2020 11:02:00 AM
MSN
The council will also vote on two construction contracts for paving projects and on a contract for a Lake Georgetown chemical feed system. The system will work in tandem with the recently approved ...

8/27/2020 10:47:00 AM
Austin American-Statesman
The Round Rock City Council will cast its first of two required votes on the city’s budget and tax rate tonight, and the meeting will include public ...

8/24/2020
BoatUS News
Aims to increase fishing line and soft bait recycling by tapping the public for ideas ANNAPOLIS, Md., August 24, 2020 – Have you ever wondered how old, discarded fishing line is recycled and reused? You may be surprised to learn that turning fishing line into new products is labor intensive, requiring a series of…

8/18/2020 4:46:00 AM
Yahoo! News
"The new community is also close to a variety of outdoor activities including boating, fishing and walking trails at San Gabriel Park, Blue Hole Park, Lake Georgetown, and Inner Space Cavern. As with ...

8/17/2020 2:49:00 PM
The Daily Dot
It may be a little late to declare a 2020 song of the summer, but we found a bop in the style of '80s synth-pop that just might do this year justice.

8/11/2020
BoatUS News
PROVIDENCE, R.I., August 11, 2020 – With the move to phase 2 of the Rhode Island Fiberglass Vessel Recycling (RIFVR) Pilot Program to address the disposal issue of recreational boats, project managers have released “Facing the Legacy: Lifecycle Solutions for Fiberglass Boats.” The short video shares the…

8/5/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 5, 2020 - More first-time boat buyers are getting on the water this season than in summers past. Along with the boat, many new owners also find themselves shopping for boat insurance for the first time. What are the most basic things new boat owners should know about buying a boat policy? BoatUS…

7/29/2020 12:21:00 PM
Community Impact Newspaper
The community’s one- and two-story floor plans feature up to five bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths and range in size from approximately 1,300 to 2,800 square feet.

7/28/2020 11:38:00 AM
Yahoo! News
"The new community is also close to a variety of outdoor activities including boating, fishing and walking trails at San Gabriel Park, Blue Hole Park, Lake Georgetown, and Inner Space Cavern. As with ...

7/28/2020 9:22:00 AM
YAHOO!
"The new community is also close to a variety of outdoor activities including boating, fishing and walking trails at San Gabriel Park, Blue Hole Park, Lake Georgetown, and Inner Space Cavern.

7/28/2020 7:00:00 AM
wallstreet online
“The new community is also close to a variety of outdoor activities including boating, fishing and walking trails at San Gabriel Park, Blue Hole Park, Lake Georgetown, and Inner Space Caver ...

7/28/2020 6:59:00 AM
Yahoo! News
"The new community is also close to a variety of outdoor activities including boating, fishing and walking trails at San Gabriel Park, Blue Hole Park, Lake Georgetown, and Inner Space Cavern. As with ...

7/28/2020 5:45:00 AM
Business Wire
“The new community is also close to a variety of outdoor activities including boating, fishing and walking trails at San Gabriel Park, Blue Hole Park, Lake Georgetown, and Inner Space Caver ...

7/28/2020 5:03:00 AM
Digital Journal
“The new community is also close to a variety of outdoor activities including boating, fishing and walking trails at San Gabriel Park, Blue Hole Park, Lake Georgetown, and Inner Space Caver ...

7/28/2020 5:00:00 AM
Stockhouse
“The new community is also close to a variety of outdoor activities including boating, fishing and walking trails at San Gabriel Park, Blue Hole Park, Lake Georgetown, and Inner Space Cavern. As with ...

7/28/2020 1:00:00 AM
MarketWatch
“The new community is also close to a variety of outdoor activities including boating, fishing and walking trails at San Gabriel Park, Blue Hole Park, Lake Georgetown, and Inner Space Caver ...

7/28/2020
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (July 2020)

7/24/2020 5:00:00 PM
CBS Denver
Q: What car do you have today? B: It’s the Audi RS4, 2008. Q: We are standing on 22 inches of ice on Lake Georgetown and both of you took part in the First Annual Prestige Imports Lake ...

7/23/2020 12:46:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
The Round Rock City Council will hear a resolution to approve a bid by a contractor for the University Boulevard widening project between Interstate 35 ...

7/22/2020 7:16:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
The council approved several other resolutions, including a contract to help prevent zebra mussels in Lake Georgetown from entering the pipe system when water is pumped out of the reservoir. The $1.8 ...







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