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HOUSTON WARNING!! - Reservoir Release in Next 10 Hours - MASSIVE FLOODING!

Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:34 am
by CosmicSentry
This is getting out of hand. Now I hear this the first time they will be doing this...
Emergency workers begin releasing water into the Buffalo Bayou from two flood-control dams in Houston on Monday, a move that could impact thousands of residents, officials said.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it began to release water from the Addicks and Barker dams early Monday morning to prevent uncontrollable flooding of the Houston-metropolitan area as water levels continued to rise rapidly beneath torrential rains being released by Tropical Storm Harvey.

Engineers were forced to start the process earlier than previously announced because water levels in the reservoirs had “increased dramatically in the last few hours,” officials said early Monday, adding that the release would likely cause additional street flooding that could potentially spill into homes.

This is the first time engineers have done this for flood control, officials said.
http://abcnews.go.com/US/army-corps-rel ... d=49462262

Re: HOUSTON WARNING!! - Reservoir Release in Next 10 Hours - MASSIVE FLOODING!

Posted: Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:34 am
by LostArbiter
Shit really is turning from bad to worse.