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:Â Addicks and Barker Reservoirs Are Now Completely Empty and Ready for the Next Flood;Â High Above Hwy. 6 Next to the Barker Spillway, After and Before the Waters Came;Â Stuff You Probably Should Know About the Addicks and Barker Reservoirs;Â Here’s a Map of the West Houston Neighborhoods Behind the Addicks and Barker Reservoirs Threatened by Overflow;Â Comparing the View from the Drier Edges of Draining-But-Still-Rising Addicks and Barker Reservoirs;Â City Watching Addicks and Barker Do Their Own Dam Thing;Â Turning the Feral Hogs of Barker and Addicks Reservoirs into Pork Chops for the Needy;Â Last-Ditch Grand Parkway Defense Spotlights Dangerous Conditions at Addicks and Barker Dams
Photos: Kyle Steck