The park in the photo above flooded. And that’s a good thing. It’s designed to flood so that homes don’t.
It’s not really a park that flooded. It’s a flood control project that most of the time doubles as a park. Ordinarily the park has a lake, but a few days a year the park is a lake.
Harris County, Texas has an unusually large amount of public recreational land. One reason the county can afford this is that some of the recreational land serves two purposes.
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