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Scientist Says Onion Creek Likely to Flood Again

According to a study by UT hydrology professor David R. Maidment, last year's devastating Onion Creek flood, known as the Halloween flood, was not a unique event and could occur again, within a projected range of 15 to 50 years.

A look at tree trunks and brush that washed down from the cliffs during a flood on the Dolan Falls Preserve.

According to a study by University of Texas at Austin hydrology professor David R. Maidment, last year's devastating Onion Creek flood, known as the Halloween flood, was not a unique event and could occur again, within a projected range of 15 to 50 years. The Onion Creek watershed extends around the city of Austin from Dripping Springs to the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. (Austin American-Statesman)

 

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