Spillgate failure caught on video at Texas dam

Spillgate failure caught on video at Texas dam
It happened at Lake Dunlap dam on Tuesday morning (Source: Pixabay/stock image)

TEXAS (KFVS) - The dramatic video of a spillgate failure in Texas is hard to look away from.

It happened at Lake Dunlap dam on Tuesday morning May 14 just before 8 a.m.

GBRA experienced a spillgate failure Tuesday morning, May 14. This video shows the precise moment the middle gate collapsed resulting in the dewatering of Lake Dunlap. GBRA will provide periodic updates regarding recreational, safety or water supply issues.

Posted by GBRA of Texas on Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The video from Guadelupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA) of Texas shows the moment the middle gate collapses.

The collapse resulted in the draining of the lake according to GBRA officials.

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