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Three men rescued after boat capsizes on Calaveras Lake

KENS 5

Date: 4/6/2015 5:00:00 PM

A long day of fishing out at Calaveras Lake turned into a long night of searching on Monday night. Aboat carrying three men capsized on Monday night. Bexar County sheriff deputies, San Antonio firefightersand SAPDall joined in to help find the missing boaters

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Three men rescued after boat capsizes on Calaveras Lake

KENS 5

Date: 3/2/2015 4:00:00 PM

A long day of fishing out at Calaveras Lake turned into a long night of searching on Monday night. Aboat carrying three men capsized on Monday night. Bexar County sheriff deputies, San Antonio firefightersand SAPDall joined in to help find the missing boaters

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Boat sinks on Calaveras Lake, boaters Ok

Fox San Antonio

Date: 2/26/2015 5:24:00 PM

SAN ANTONIO - Two boaters are safe and sound after their watercraft began taking on water. It happened after 4 p.m. Thursday on Calaveras Lake on the far South Side of San Antonio. World Car Sky Fox helped first responders locate the pontoon boat, which

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Boat sinks on Calaveras Lake, boaters Ok

Fox San Antonio

Date: 2/26/2015 3:51:00 PM

SAN ANTONIO - Two boaters are safe and sound after their watercraft began taking on water. It happened after 4 p.m. Thursday on Calaveras Lake on the far South Side of San Antonio. World Car Sky Fox helped first responders locate the pontoon boat, which

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Sinking boat on Calaveras Lake

Fox San Antonio

Date: 2/26/2015 3:09:00 PM

SAN ANTONIO - First responders are on the scene of boater in trouble on Calaveras Lake on the far South Side of San Antonio. Initial reports are that two men in their 40s are on a pontoon boat that is deflating and taking on water. The engine will not start

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• River: Calaveras River
• Surface Area: 3,624 Acres
• Volume: 63,200 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 86 Square Miles
Calaveras Lake is located about 15 miles southeast of San Antonio in Bexar County, on Calaveras Creek, a tributary of the San Antonio River.

In addition to serving as cooling water for a number of power plants, Calaveras Lake supports recreation. Popular activities include fishing, boating, camping, picnicking, and hiking. (Sailboats are prohibited on the lake.) Public facilities are operated by Thousand Trails Management Services. Calaveras Lake has been stocked with many species of fish including red drum, hybrid striped bass, catfish, and largemouth bass.

The Calaveras Creek Dam and Lake are owned and managed by CPS (City Public Service) Energy of San Antonio for cooling to a complex of power plants and for recreational purposes. Authorization (Water Right Permit No. 2507) was issued by the State Board of Water Engineers on February 7, 1968. Construction of the dam started on September 1, 1967 and was completed in August 1969. Deliberate impoundment of water began in January 1969.

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