Brazos River Update – May 9, 2019 at 9:00 AM

The pumps were shut off around 11 PM last night. We are continuing 24 hour operations at the pump station. The pumps and generators are fully operational. The lakes are drained down per the EAP and we have capacity for an additional 7”-8” of rainfall in our lakes. The staff has been on duty 24/7 since Tuesday and will remain through the next few days due to the expected rain.

Below is the current Brazos River prediction and the cumulative rainfall expected over the next 24 hours to 3 days. The prediction for precipitation in the area is approximately 5”-7” of rainfall over the next 3 days.

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