LIVE BLOG: Weekend Colorado, Llano River flooding updates

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Floodwaters go over Starcke Dam on Oct. 16, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Kingsland residents are still under a boil water notice, according to Kingsland Water Supply Corporation. Residents are still being asked to save as much water as possible. 

The company will be taking water samples on Monday for analysis.

6:30 p.m.

The Austin-Travis County Emergency Operations Center remains activated to monitor the weather. The center is in regular contact with the Lower Colorado River Authority, who manages the Highland Lakes and their associated dams. The center is also getting regular briefings from the National Weather Service.

6:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m. Sunday

The Austin Disaster Relief Network will be offering services to those affected by flooding at the Multi-Agency Resource Centers being held in Llano. 

They are mobilizing their Emotional and Spiritual Care response teams at the following locations of the MARC’s:

  • Llano JLK Event Center at 2200 W Ranch Rd Llano, TX on Mon. Oct. 22 and Tue. Oct. 23
  • Kingsland Community Center at 3451 Rose Hill Dr. Kingsland, Texas on Wed. Oct. 24 and Thurs. Oct. 25 (Cleanup kits will not be available to the public at this location until the event)

They are also collecting donations for flood victims. If you would like to donate items, they are looking for:

  • New undergarments (All sizes for adults)
  • New socks (All sizes for adults)
  • New bed pillows and blankets
  • Inflatable mattresses
  • Box fans
  • Baby bottles, formula and diapers

They are also looking for the following cleanup supplies:

  • Brooms
  • Shovels
  • 30 gallon contractor black trash bags
  • Heavy duty mops and mop buckets
  • Utility knives and leather work gloves

Drop off donations at the following two locations:

  • ADRN Heatherwilde Warehouse, 1201 S. Heatherwilde, Austin, Texas 78660 Saturday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Hope Family Thrift Store at ADRN Headquarters, 1122 E. 51st St. Austin, Texas 78723 Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

You can also help build a Care Kit for families here. Just click on “Survivor Supply Registry.”

Call the Austin Disaster Relief Network’s hotline at 512-806-0800 if you are a flooding victim or if you’d like to volunteer.

8:30 p.m.

8:00 p.m.

A Volunteer Reception Center will open up Sunday at First Baptist Church at 3435 Highway 1431 in Kingsland. The center will be the main point of contact for all homeowners affected by flooding.

It will serve as a way for residents to register their damage and will also have cleaning and recovery supplies.

Organizations and volunteers will check in at the center to be matched with homeowners who need help. 

The center will operate from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

6:30 p.m.

The Llano County Office of Emergency Management will set up several Multi-Agency Resource Centers at different locations next week. 

They will have clean-up kits, supplies, financial assistance and the opportunity to register your needs for recovery. It will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and you will need to bring proof of residence. 

Event information:

  • Llano JLK Event Center at 2200 W Ranch Rd Llano, TX on Mon. Oct. 22 and Tue. Oct. 23
  • Kingsland Community Center at 3451 Rose Hill Dr. Kingsland, Texas on Wed. Oct. 24 and Thurs. Oct. 25 (Cleanup kits will not be available to the public at this location until the event)

6 p.m. Saturday

The boil water notice has been lifted for the City of Marble Falls but is still in effect for Kingsland residents on Saturday. 

Kingsland Water Supply Corporation officials said they are operating at a 70% pumping capacity at the water pump station and expect to stay that way until Wednesday Oct. 24.

Officials recommend for customers to only use water for sanitary needs. Outdoor water use including pressure washing, washing cars and watering lawns is discouraged to help save water.

As for Marble Falls residents, The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required city officials to issue the notice last Wednesday after flooding affected water quality. 

City officials said the public water system has restored the quality of drinking water and that it no longer needs to be boiled.

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