Receding Water at Falcon Dam Affecting Zapata Economy

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ZAPATA – The shores of the Falcon Dam in Zapata are quickly receding and it’s affecting the local economy.

Local officials say the water is receding by half a foot a day.

Zapata proudly boasts its reputation for bass and other fishing.

One fisherman says they can’t even use the boat ramps anymore.

KRGV’s Christian Von Preysing made a visit to Zapata to see how this is affecting the local residents and businesses.

Watch the video above for the full story.

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