Brownsville Roadways Flood Due to Blocked Drainage Ditch

2 years 3 months 1 week ago Thursday, June 21 2018 Jun 21, 2018 June 21, 2018 4:09 PM June 21, 2018 in News

BROWNSVILLE - A drainage ditch in Brownsville couldn't properly drain the water when the city was hit by several inches of rain Wednesday night. 

The drainage is 18 feet deep and is designed to hold large amounts of water. 

City officials tells us massive piles of trash blocked the ditch, which caused flooding in neighborhoods and roadways. 

The Brownsville city commissioner explains how the trash endangered the entire neighborhood. 

KRGV's Daisy Martinez has more on the story. 

Watch the video above for the full report.

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