Floodgates




Four floodgates open at Mansfield dam outside of Austin. I don’t know that I’ve ever seen four open at once. There’s been a lot of rain up in the Hill Country, and since the area for hundreds of square miles is limestone or granite covered by 3 inches of dirt, the rain flows into the river basin pretty quickly. The reservoir behind this dam is up by over 40 feet since the beginning of the year.

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