Dallas flooding

Come Fund Me: An Answer To Funding Infrastructure Victimized By Undertaxing

By Jon Anderson / May 27, 2020 / 4 Comments

Now that restaurants and bars are reopening, so will one of our favorite pastimes. No, not professional sports. I’m talking about complaining about potholes, congestion, and the other acts of simple maintenance our city routinely falls short on. Since Austin is unwilling cease donor brown-nosing and close a 20-year property tax loophole that almost exclusively […]

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Preston Place Offers Potential Solution to Area Flooding and Local Irrigation

By Jon Anderson / June 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

Last week I got to thinking about flooding in southern Preston Hollow, particularly behind the Pink Wall and Northwest Highway … and it struck me.  There was a solution to area flooding staring us in the face since March.  Preston Place condominiums lot. You see, currently we all know existing drainage can’t handle large, fast […]

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Water, Water Everywhere: Dallas Needs Engineering, Political Will To Combat Flooding

By Jon Anderson / June 6, 2017 / 1 Comment

If you forgot Dallas’ torrential weekend rains, Monday’s return certainly brought those memories … flooding back. What’s up with that?  It’s not like rain is something new to Dallas.  Sure, depending on whether your beliefs are fact- or fiction-based, climate change may be making rains heavier, but we’ve always had deluge-type rain (when we’re not […]

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The High Water is Here, So Will Hell Come Next For East Dallas?

By Joanna England / May 29, 2015 / 3 Comments

The water flowed swiftly and steadily down the slope of Lake Terrace to E. Lake Highlands Drive, and on toward Dixon Branch, the nearby creek. The waters began to creep up over the banks, and then over the curb, and then covered much of the street. High water had come, but with more rain in […]

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