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Good Samaritans Wade Through Water To Help The Stranded

Business owners and drivers worry about another round of heavy rain in the cultural district of Fort Worth. One couple posted a video on YouTube showing them attempting to help stranded drivers by wading through waist-high water.

CBS 11–06/25/2014

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Residents Forced To Buy Flood Insurance, But Never Thought They’d Need It

Nine homes destroyed and another dozen damaged by an unexpected flood. Water is still out of its banks in Granbury and there’s a threat of more rain. Residents say they were recently forced to buy flood insurance, but never thought they’d need it.

CBSDFW.COM–06/23/2014

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Overnight Rains Cause Big Problems In I-35 Construction Zone

Carrollton police say rainwater, backing up from a construction site on I-35E, snarled traffic for several hours during the morning commute and may have contributed to several accidents.

CBS 11–04/21/2014

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Residents Band Together To Fight Fort Worth Flooding

They have had to go swimming to save livestock, seen homes sit on islands, and watched roads turn into rivers. Now residents on Fort Worth’s east side are joining together to try to find a solution to flooding they’ve all fought on their own.

CBSDFW.COM–04/10/2014

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2 Rescued After SUV Swept Away In Central Texas Flooding

A man and a woman say they spent hours clinging to trees above a flooded, roaring creek in Central Texas after their SUV was washed away, and were finally rescued early Thursday by helicopter.

10/31/2013

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Heavy Rain, Flooding In Central & South Texas

Rain came down fast and furious in parts of the state last night. Some areas were drenched with more than a foot of water. With the storm system dumping that much rain, there were a lot of flooding problems.

CBSDFW.COM–10/31/2013

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Crews Busy Working On I-30 Construction Drainage System

North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) crews are working non-stop on a drainage system along Interstate-30 in Fort Worth. Part of the interstate near the Chisholm Trail Parkway construction zone was covered in water after this past weekend’s downpour.

CBS 11–10/29/2013

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Corps Of Engineers: North Texas Dam In “Urgent” Need Of Repair

The dam at Lake Lewisville is in urgent need of repair. That’s according to the agency that built it — the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The agency has planned a public meeting, Tuesday night, to discuss their concerns.

CBSDFW.COM–08/19/2013

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Crews Working To Repair Dallas Water Main Break

Dallas Water Utilities are working to repair a water main break in the 9900 block of Marsh Lane, near Walnut Hill Lane, impacting traffic in the north and southbound lanes.

CBS 11–06/24/2013

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Gas Well Road Gone, Fort Worth Flooding Should Subside

Bulldozers scraped down the last few inches of a gas well road Monday, a road residents believe was partly to blame for increased flooding in East Fort Worth.

02/11/2013

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Flooding Concerns Have Fort Worth Looking At Gas Well Roads

Engineers are analyzing unpermitted gas well access roads in Fort Worth, to see if they could be contributing to extensive flooding to properties along the Trinity River.

06/07/2012

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Flooded Dallas County Courts Building Reopens

A water-damaged courthouse in Dallas has reopened and an inmate who fled while on cleanup duty remains at large.

03/12/2012

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