Work progresses at Bois d'Arc Lake
By Jeff McKito, Public Relations Specialist, North Texas Municipal Water District
May 19, 2019
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Fannin County, Texas -- These photos show the progress at Bois d'Arc Lake. All photos are courtesy of North Texas Municipal Water District.

Aerial view of raw water intake structure and conduit

Workers have completed another concrete pour of the walls at the Raw Water Intake Structure at Bois d’Arc Lake as the walls begin to rise above grade. 

Raw water intake conduit and structure – looking south

Crews have installed 65% of the two 78-inch conduit pipes that run between the Raw Water Intake Structure and Raw Water Pump Station at Bois d’Arc Lake.

West section of the dam embankment – looking east

The climb to 90-feet continues as construction crews are adding between 15,000 and 17,000 cubic yards of earth to the dam embankment on an average workday. 

Aerial view of the Leonard Water Treatment Plant site – looking east

Excavation is nearly complete at the Leonard Water Treatment Plant site just west of the city of Leonard. Foundation work and structural concrete will start soon.