‘Silt island’ being removed from River
Thu, 06/19/2014 - 5:00pm Sanmarcos1
By ANITA MILLER
It had been there so long a newcomer might mistake it for a natural feature of the San Marcos River — but bit by bit this week the old silt “island” just downstream of Spring Lake Dam is going away.
Heavy machinery has been installed where families usually play as workers laid heavy stone blocks along the river’s banks. There is still plenty of river outside the project for residents to enjoy, and on Wednesday morning, a handful were already on scene enjoying the crystal-clear water.
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