Right now, Fort Worth has a dozen stormwater mitigation projects in the works.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.