Rains Cause Flooding In A Mercedes Home

POSTED: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 - 10:16pm

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:33pm

Mother nature is already causing problems for some residents in Mercedes.
Homes are flooded off Liberty and Old Business 83 in Mercedes.

"It looks like a swimming pool, outdoor swimming pool, its awful"

This is Jovita Ovalle she has three month old, one year old, and 6 year old. Due to heavy rain they are forced to live in these rough conditions.

Residents say the flooding problems is caused by the lack of drainage around their homes.

"We have argued but the City of Mercedes since they built that road here and we have told them the ditch is clogged up.

So for the time being these residents will have to live in these swimming pool like conditions.

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