[Bvc-chat] [BVC-info] Lick Creek Hike and Bike Trail
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Thu Jan 26 12:32:49 CST 2012
I talked to a guy that went last night, too. He said it was a good
meeting. I hope that now that both the City and the citizens have
experience with this kind of stuff, this one will be better. Thanks for
going, Jean Marie!
On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 9:31 AM, Christopher Menzel <cmenzel at tamu.edu>wrote:
> Am Jan 26, 2012 um 2:17 PM schrieb Wolfgang Bangerth:
> What the neighborhood people here were opposed to are (i) flood plain
> adjustments, (ii) looks. Both is valid, I think: some of my neighbors have
> a slab whose upper edge is only 1-2 ft above the flood plain, so any
> modification to the creek might lead to higher floods. The city does not
> have a good record on this...
> You've got that right. When I lived in CS they redid the streets without
> rethinking drainage. As a result, runoff whose flow was hindered by old
> rough streets turned into a torrent on the smooth new ones and several
> people (including me) got flooded — in my case, twice before they fixed the
> problem. So yeah. Be very afraid of proposals that could involve a fairly
> radical change to drainage patterns.
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