DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(082221)-WHEN IT RAINS IT FLOODS FOR DECADES IN ODESSA, TEXAS

ODESSA, TEXAS/AUGUST 22, 2021-LAST THURSDAY, SEVERE STORMS HIT ODESSA CAUSING MAJOR FLOODING IN THE USUAL STREETS IN CENTRAL ODESSA. FLOODING OCCURS ON NORTH MUSKINGUM, TOM GREEN, HANCOCK, JACKSON, DIXIE BLVD, AND OTHER LOW-LYING AREAS, CAUSING MOTORISTS GETTING STRANDED.

(RENE CALDERON, WATER RESCUED DAUGHTER)

RESIDENTS FEEL THAT ODESSA CITY GOVERNMENT HAVE NO SENCE OF URGENCY IN FIXING THE FLOODING PROBLEM. THIS FLOODING PROBLEM HAS EXISTED IN THE CITY FOR DECADES.

(RENE CALDERON, WATER RESCUED DAUGHTER)

RENE CALDERON, A RESIDENT OF ODESSA, BELIEVES THAT A BETTER DRAINAGE SYSTEMS COULD BE BUILT OR THE WATER COULD BE COLLECTED FOR DIFFERENT USES.

(RENE CALDERON, WATER RESCUED DAUGHTER)

MOTORISTS CONTINUE TO BRAVE THE FLOODED STREETS TRYING TO CROSS, PUTTING THEIR LIVES IN DANGER, RESULTING IN A WATER RESCUE.

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA.

 

 

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Author: Danny Barrera