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County Looking at Ways To Contain Swan Lake Within Specified Boundary

By Carla O'Day

Hesco barriers keep Swan Lake from flooding across Lemmon Drive.
Image: Bob Conrad.

Washoe County commissioners agreed Tuesday to take steps to contain Lemmon Valley’s Swan Lake to a specified boundary, although county staff cautioned that a solution to flooding in the area hasn’t been identified and funding questions remain.

The flood-prone lake and has been a contentious issu…

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Lemmon Valley flooding. Image: Bob Conrad.
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Judith Cole April 10, 2019 - 7:39 pm

Why were houses built in a flood plain in the first place.

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