Spring Valley Road Flooded Again


One of the hardest hit areas from this last storm was Spring Valley Road. It was like déjà vu for several families trying to get back on their feet from the July 13th flash flood.

The families would do anything to erase the memory from last month and move on with their lives.

Unfortunately they re-lived another round of watching the flood waters leaving their homes filled with mud and muck.

Debbie Lucas is re-living the nightmare. Her tears are signs of frustration, anger and helplessness.

Neighbors say debris once again clogged a culvert and pushed water out of Kraut's Creek and back onto Spring Valley Road.

Jamie Hudson tells us, “I left my door open and got my dogs out. Here we go round two.”

Others already spent a lot of money remodeling their homes from the last flood.

Elda Keefer says, "I got new floors, appliances. I spent $30,000. They cannot tell me they did not do this. Something has to be done."

This was a unique event in a 100-year flood zone -- two floods in a matter of weeks.

State Senator Evan Jenkins says he will contact the Department of Highways, the Corps of Engineers and other agencies that can help solve this repetitive problem that's making life difficult for people who live in the Spring Valley neighborhood.


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