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Annual Shareholder Letter

ERDA ACRES WATER COMPANY, INC.

A Non-Profit Company

P.O. Box 11

Tooele, Utah 84074-0011

 

                                                            October 20, 2016

 

To: Erda Acres Water Company Shareholders                                    

 

Subject: Annual Shareholder Meeting.

                                                                                               

The annual shareholder’s meeting will take place on Thursday, November 10, 2016 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Erda Fire Station on Erda Way.  At the meeting Board Members will share information on the status of the water system and the activities for the coming year.  The 2016-2017 budget will be...

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50 Inches of Rain

50 Inches of Rain

Hurricane Harvey, now downgraded to tropical depression Harvey, dumped 50 inches of rain on parts of the Texas coast this week. This epic storm has wreaked havoc on a large swath of the southwest and left destruction and devastation in its wake. When a large low pressure system moving in from the sea runs smack dab into a high pressure system over the coast, it’s a recipe for a natural disaster. Counter-clockwise circulating air vacuums up moisture from the Gulf, and all that warm, moist air rising up must eventually come down. And come down it did. “Harvey came inland about 200 miles south of Houston, and the outer rain bands pushed into Houston on Saturday. . . Houston lies a few dozen feet above sea level, and during normal rainfall residential yards drain into streets, streets drain into bayous, and bayous carry water into Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

But this was not normal rainfall; it was extreme tropical rainfall. Meteorologists measure rainfall rates in inches per hour at a given location. A rainfall rate of 0.5 inches per hour is heavy, while anything above 2.0 inches per hour is intense (you'd probably stop your car on a highway, pull over, and wait out the passing storm). [In the Houston area], from 11pm to 1am that night, 10.6 inches of rain fell, about as much rainfall as New York City gets from October through December. That happened in two hours.   Ars Technica

 

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