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from the Trinity River Authority of Texas, posted this afternoon, in which the TRA spills some bad news involving the river and the rain. The headline says it all: "Heavy Rainfall Produces Wastewater Collection Line Over Flows." A highlight:
The Farmers Branch location was from a Junction Box in the vicinity of IH-635 and Luna Road. From 10 AM on June 27 to 4 PM June 27, an estimated 360,000 gallons had escaped from the collection line.
The Irving location was from a lift station in the vicinity of Century Boulevard and International Parkway. From approximately 7 AM on June 27 until 4 PM June 27, an estimated total of 121,000 was released from this location.
Ah, but worry not: "Planning, design and construction is under way to provide better service to facilities in this area." Um...great? --Robert Wilonsky