Lady Bird Lake
Lady Bird Lake (previously, and also still informally referred to as Town Lake) is a river-like storage tank on the Colorado River in Austin, Texas, USA. The City of Austin created the tank in 1960 as an air conditioning pond for a brand-new city nuclear power plant. The lake, which has an area of 416 acres (168 ha), is now made use of primarily for recreation as well as flood control. The tank is named in honor of former First Lady of the United States Woman Bird Johnson.
Woman Bird Lake is the easternmost lake of a chain of tanks on the river, which is totally located in Texas, and need to not be perplexed with the bigger Colorado River located in the Southwestern United States. This chain, recognized in your area as the Texas Highland Lakes, likewise consists of Lake Buchanan, Inks Lake, Lake LBJ, Lake Marble Falls, Lake Travis, and Lake Austin. It is near the Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue.