City of Lubbock officials to completely reopen Lake Alan Henry - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

7/19/10

City of Lubbock officials to completely reopen Lake Alan Henry

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - After two weeks of cleanup, the City of Lubbock announced they will completely reopen Lake Alan Henry. Two crude oil pipelines were severed by the heavy rainfall on the 4th of July weekend in the Double Mountain Fork of the Brazos River. The Brazos River feeds into Lake Alan Henry.

According to the city, crews spent most of Monday carefully traveling and assessing the oil leak site. Plains All American Pipeline tell city officials they will begin removing containment booms on the lake Tuesday morning.

After crews determined the oil leak had been cleaned up, the City of Lubbock made the decision Monday afternoon to reopen the lake Wednesday, July 21st at 6 a.m.

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