Barton Springs Pool reopens after flooding

Barton Springs reopened Oct. 19 after being closed due to flooding since Oct. 14. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Barton Springs reopened Oct. 19 after being closed due to flooding since Oct. 14. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Barton Springs reopened Oct. 19 after being closed due to flooding since Oct. 14. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Barton Springs Pool reopened Oct. 19 after being closed due to flooding, according to a press release from the city of Austin Parks and Recreation Department.

An Oct. 14 press release from the department said the pool would be closed due to flooding and assessed for damage.


Residents can find more information about the pool by calling its hotline at 512-867-3080 or visiting http://austintexas.gov/pools.
By Benton Graham

Metro Reporter, Austin

Benton joined Community Impact Newspaper as a metro reporter covering transportation in Central Texas in June 2021. Benton's writing has appeared in Vox, The Austin Chronicle, Austonia and Reporting Texas. Originally from Minneapolis, Benton graduated from William & Mary and eventually moved to Austin in 2018.