DRAINAGE PROBLEMS IN SUBDIVISIONS
If you live in a subdivision where drainage problems occur
frequently, you may have some recourse against the developer and possibly the
builders in the subdivision. Drainage
issues in Texas have been quiet during the long years of drought we have been
under. However, when larger rains start
to return and you see standing water or strong flowing water in your
subdivision, then the poor drainage plan of the developer and builders may come
In hilly areas like Austin, San Antonio and the Hill Country,
heavy rains can produce a mine river that can knock a grown man down flowing
through your backyard or down your street.
That is not how drainage is supposed to work.
If you see bad drainage in your yard or your neighborhood,
take pictures and video and contact me or another consumer real estate attorney
who can determine if your developer or builder can be held responsible for the