Tuesday, March 24, 2009

The Flood Near Us

So everybody knows about the flood, hears about the flood and these pictures don't even do justice for the flood... but here are some anyway. We have the Rush River and Maple River that are near and are taking over the land.  

This is the Rush River (abt 1.5 miles from our house west) and it is over the banks, filling up the fields and ditches. 

This is the Maple River well beyond its banks (near Mapleton ND).

This is our neighbors 1/2 mile down the road (west) on the Rush river and their dike doesn't have much left to give (according to me).

This is the Rush river as well, it comes from the north east and continues to the Wild Rice River. This is on the north side of the road across from the neighbors in the picture above. 

So here is the beginning and I'm not sure what is to come but in the mean time, we pray the culverts will open, the water can start draining from our ditches, and the precipitation will stop coming.  Here in Prosper, we are staying afloat and our yard has actually dried up some, so how nice is that?  Further updates to come...

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