Cameron County Workers Pump Water Out

Friday, July 2, 2010 - 9:08am

It's been non-stop for these workers who began to pump the water out last night, continued throughout the night and remain doing so today.

Zulema Perez took no chances with Alex so she and her family boarded up and placed sand bags throughout the home. She says Hurricane Dolly devastated the area two years ago. Alex decided to spare her this time.

The judge says he positioned crews throughout the areas where he knew would get flooded quickly. he says the county needed to be prepared for the worst, otherwise, things could've been much worse today.

The Valley dodged a big bullet this time after the hurricane went south of us but nevertheless, this was a good exercise for Cameron County, since we're only in July and hurricane season won't end until the end of November.

County crews will remain pumping water out until all flood waters recede.

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