Falcon Lake

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264.43 FEET
6/23/2018
Full Pool: 301.2
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Zapata Co. to Use Portable Pump at Falcon Lake as Water Levels Decrease

KRGV

Date: 6/14/2018 12:52:00 PM

ZAPATA – As the water levels at Falcon Lake continue dropping rapidly, Zapata County is putting more money into pumping water. The International Boundary and Water Commission says water needs to keep flowing out of the Falcon Dam in order to meet the Rio

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Pine Grove rest area won't close: province

Winnipeg CTV News

Date: 5/31/2018 5:47:00 PM

A rest stop located between Winnipeg and Falcon lake is no longer in jeopardy. The provincial government has decided against closing the Pine Grove rest stop facility. The rest area is located along the Trans-Canada Highway between Richer and Hadashville

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On lake, piracy now a fear

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Date: 5/21/2018 12:45:00 AM

The waters of Falcon Lake normally beckon boaters with waterskiing and world-record bass fishing. But this Memorial Day weekend, fishermen on the waters that straddle the U.S.-Mexico border are on the lookout for something more sinister: pirates

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Some question possible border wall at Falcon Lake

Williamsport Sun-Gazette

Date: 5/11/2018 5:00:00 PM

ZAPATA, Texas (AP) — A few days before a late- winter bass fishing tournament, a steady stream of anglers backed their motorboats into the chilly waters of Falcon Lake and zipped away in hopes of finding a lucky spot among the lake’s many inlets and

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CMG heads to Cannes with US-Mexico border thriller 'Falcon Lake' (exclusive)

Screen International

Date: 5/7/2018 12:04:00 PM

Edward Noeltner’s Cinema Management Group (CMG) has come on board to handle international sales in Cannes the US-Mexico border thriller Falcon Lake. Cranked Up Films plans to distribute theatrically in the US in 2019 and is the genre arm of Good Deed

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• River: Rio Grande
• Surface Area: 83,654 Acres
• Volume: 2,371,220 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 164,482 Square Miles
Falcon International Reservoir, commonly called Falcon Lake, is located on the Rio Grande, southeast of Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. The huge lake is bounded by the Texas-Mexico border. The reservoir was formed by the construction of the Falcon Dam to provide water conservation, irrigation, flood control, and hydroelectricity to the area. The dam and lake are managed by both the United States and Mexican governments through the International Boundary and Water Commission. The lake is named after María Rita de la Garza Falcón, for whom the town of Falcon was named.

Falcon International Reservoir has been stocked with species of fish, including largemouth bass, crappie, catfish, and channel bass.
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