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Flood of 2015


Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Tuber dies after being trapped in turbulent Guadalupe River

A tuber who got caught in an undertow near the Mill Street dam on the Guadalupe River last week died of her injuries on Tuesday in a New Braunfels hospital.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

The List: Roads, bridges damaged or destroyed by Blanco River flood

A partial list of roads damaged or destroyed in Hays County by the Blanco River flood as of Tuesday, June 9.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Body found on Saturday identified as last missing adult

A search team recovered the body of an adult male near the Blanco River at Bluffview Drive in the Wimberley area Saturday afternoon, June 6. No identification has been made pending autopsy.

Monday, June 8th, 2015

Post-flood recovery workshops planned in Wimberley, Blanco

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University will offer three recovery workshops on June 10, 11 and 12 to assist Central Texas communities affected by the Memorial weekend floods.

Monday, June 8th, 2015

Three FEMA, SBA offices now open in Hays County

UPDATE 10:59 a.m. JUNE 7 | The expanded list includes Caldwell, Bastrop, Blanco, Guadalupe, Travis and Williamson counties in Central Texas. Residents in those counties are now potentially eligible for emergency grants or loans administered...

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Gov. Abbott, first lady to visit Wimberley this weekend

They will meet with residents starting at noon at Cypress Creek Cafe, 320 Wimberley Square.

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Hays County, San Marcos parks begin to re-open after floods

Which parks and natural areas are open — and which remain closed — in San Marcos and Wimberley following Blanco River floods.

Friday, June 5th, 2015

San Marcos aims to expedite construction permits to ease flood recovery

The city of San Marcos is waiving residential building permit fees and utility late fees and is placing a moratorium on utility disconnects for areas affected by the Memorial Day weekend floods.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Tetanus shots still offered free to flood victims, volunteers

Free tetanus shots are being offered this week to flood victims and relief workers by Central Texas Medical Center and other local healthcare providers

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Property re-appraisals get underway in flood-ravaged Hays County

The governing bodies of Hays County, San Marcos and Wimberley ISD voted on Tuesday to authorize the Hays Central Appraisal District to reassess properties destroyed or damaged last month by unprecedented flooding in the Blanco River basin.

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