LUPE blog – Flooding meetings bring residents, elected officials to the same table

Colonia residents are raising their voice regarding flooding–and being heard by their elected officials.

In meetings between elected officials and engineers specializing in drainage, colonia residents rose concerns with flooding in their San Carlos colonias that lasts days after rain, affecting the daily life of residents.

“Even with a light rain the area floods,” says Leticia Parra, resident of colonia curry estates. After a rain, both streets providing access to the colonia entrance flood.

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