Harvey floodwaters overflow Houston reservoir, separate levee breach reported

An already-swollen reservoir west of downtown Houston overtopped its spillway Tuesday, sending an “uncontrolled release” of Harvey’s floodwaters into nearby neighborhoods that may be underwater for “weeks,” as a separate levee breach south of the city prompted an urgent warning for residents to leave immediately. Floodwaters in the the Addicks Reservoir, located about 19 miles west of downtown, went over the top of the 108-foot spillway for the first time in history, threatening immediate surrounding subdivisions.

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Source: Fox News

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