By Roxanne Thompson
Extensive damage to Limestone County roads, bridges and personal property has been avoided this past year because of the 22 flood control structures along the Richland Creek watershed, but some of the structures require repairs to continue to function.
That’s what Ed Schwille, with the Limestone-Falls Soil and Water Conservation District, told commissioners court recently, noting the exceptional rainfall of the past year.
“I have some records that said from September 2015 to May 2016, there was over 80 inches of rain that fell in that watershed,” Schwille told commissioners at their last meeting.
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