Venturing into the upper reaches of the now officially empty Barker Reservoir near Addicks Clodine Rd. and south of the Audi West Houston dealership on I-10, reader Kyle Steck finds a mostly dry landscape. (The pictured lakes in the images are features shown in maps of the area.)
“In a few weeks it will turn from brown dead apocalypse to green wonderland,” he predicts.
- Previously on Swamplot: Addicks and Barker Reservoirs Are Now Completely Empty and Ready for the Next Flood; High Above Hwy. 6 Next to the Barker Spillway, After and Before the Waters Came; Stuff You Probably Should Know About the Addicks and Barker Reservoirs; Here’s a Map of the West Houston Neighborhoods Behind the Addicks and Barker Reservoirs Threatened by Overflow; Comparing the View from the Drier Edges of Draining-But-Still-Rising Addicks and Barker Reservoirs; City Watching Addicks and Barker Do Their Own Dam Thing; Turning the Feral Hogs of Barker and Addicks Reservoirs into Pork Chops for the Needy; Last-Ditch Grand Parkway Defense Spotlights Dangerous Conditions at Addicks and Barker Dams
Photos: Kyle Steck