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Mitigation Best Practice - East Texas Community Sees Far Less Flooding with Construction of Detention Pond

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This story tell how the small city of Pine Forest, located 15 miles northeast of Beaumont, Texas, sustained minimal damage, due in part to the city’s two-acre stormwater detention pond. Homes near the detention pond escaped virtually unscathed.