White Rock Lake in Dallas, Texas is a wonderful example of biodiversity in the midst of urban sprawl. The objective of this blog is to promote White Rock Lake as a destination, to capture the essence and beauty of the lake, and to portray it as the living, breathing organism that it is.
Friday, March 23, 2012
Heavy Rains Lead to Flooding
Wednesday, March 20, 2012
The heavy rains of the preceding
twelve hours have caused White Rock Lake to rise about three feet. The jetty in
Sunset Bay is completely submerged, and the ducks are swimming where children
were playing only hours before.
The jetty in Sunset Bay is completely submerged by flood water.
The engorged lake now covers the
barbeque and picnic areas surrounding the lake, almost reaching the car parks
closest to the lake.
The flooded lake now covers the barbeque and picnic areas surrounding the lake.
The land that is normally visible in
the inlet area of Dixon Branch Creek is completely covered with water, and one
wonders what has happened to the Water Moccasins that normally reside in that
Fortunately, once the rain stops, the
water level subsides quickly and things soon revert to normal.