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Thursday, June 30, 2016 by Elizabeth Pagano
Are you interested in keeping closer tabs on floods in your area? Then, perhaps, you may be a fan of the Lower Colorado River Authority’s free service, which sends alerts when flood operations are going on at one of its dams. Though not a flood warning system, it is information. According to a press release about the service, “LCRA’s free Floodgate Operations Notification Service (FONS) notifies subscribers via text, email and/or a phone call when flood operations are imminent or underway. The service has been available for years during flood operations at Buchanan, Inks, Starcke, Wirtz, Mansfield and Tom Miller dams along the Highland Lakes in Central Texas. Beginning in July, subscribers also may sign up for alerts for floodgate operations at Bastrop Dam on Lake Bastrop.” If that’s your bag, register here.
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