Atascosa County experienced historic rainfall the past few weeks resulting in the Atascosa River overflowing and flooding into the Pleasanton River Park on Friday, June 4. The river had a measured height of 18.92 feet by the USGS at 10:30 a.m. Compare that to the 6.19 feet it was measured at back on Feb. 4. The Pleasanton River Park was closed on Friday due to the extreme flooding. The water receded the next day and the Pleasanton River Park opened back up to the public.
Pleasanton River Park entrance at Adams Street and Veteran Memorial Road on June 4 near the Veterans Memorial. Just one week ago, the City of Pleasanton and Parks and Rec Department hosted their Memorial Day event at this very spot on May 30. JACK GARCIA | PLEASANTON EXPRESS
Left: The old playground swing set at the Pleasanton River Park on June 4. Right: Atascosa River at the Texas 242 bridge on June 4 on the north side of the Pleasanton River Park near the Pleasanton Country Club.
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The skatepark was underwater on June 4, but the water quickly receded from the Pleasanton River Park by midday Friday. SAM FOWLER | PLEASANTON EXPRESS