Granbury Texas- City Beach Park reopened safety measures installed.
The City of Granbury and The BRA quickly implemented safety features at the beach. The buoy’s have been installed and the park is now open after being shut down since Thursday.
Granbury officials mapped out an improved safety plan which included the installation of perimeter buoy markers at depths of 5.5 to 6 feet. The development of a crowd capacity policy. Currently using Granbury Pd to patrol the beach area. Then work with the Brazos River Authority and state and local fire and law enforcement agencies to ensure safety.
Those improvements came after the recent drownings of two men — David Anthony Chavez, 31, of Cleburne and Michar Deon Harrison Jr., 22, of Fort Worth.
Official Press Release.
“City Beach Park (505 E. Pearl St.), which had been temporarily closed since Thursday, July 5 while the City implemented additional safety measures, has been reopened.
Perimeter buoy markers provided by the Brazos River Authority (BRA) were installed at depths of 5.5 to 6 feet. Additionally, the Granbury Police Department will have officers provide security services for City Beach Park to help ensure park guests observe existing safety rules. All visitors must enter City Beach Park from the west entrance (by the bathrooms and parking lot)”