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Monday, July 6th, 2015

By the Numbers: Sobering new damage assessments of the Memorial Day weekend flood

INTERACTIVE | As Wimberley and San Marcos inventory what the river took — and what it left behind — the Memorial Day weekend flood’s staggering size and scope reveals itself incrementally. These are the latest statistics, compiled from official documents filed with the state’s emergency management coordinators.

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

FEMA allocates $6.3M so far for Hays County flood victims

As of Sunday, 1,628 households in Hays County have registered for federal aid for a total of $6.3 million, money that has been allocated but not necessarily awarded.

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.

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