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Volente residents face uncertainty as roads surrounding city close, Beachside Billy’s/Volente Beach opens doors to feed locals caught up in flood preparations

Water is up to the top of the patio umbrellas and covers the patio at Beachside Billy’s in Volente. LESLEE BASSMAN

By LESLEE BASSMAN, Four Points News

Only a little over two years into owning Volente Beach Resort and Waterpark, 15107 FM 2769 Leander, Glenlake residents Kara and Adam Weedman are working to salvage as much as they can from their waterpark on Lake Travis. For now a portion of their rides, beach, patios, grounds and pavilions are under water due to recent flood conditions.

“It’s been a slow rise [of lake water] even when they had the Llano flood,” Kara Weedman said. “Last week, we moved our boat dock in. Then, it was two days ago, when (the water) was really coming downstream, when they had the major floods. That was just the first step and then, within two hours, you started to see the beach disappear.” Continue reading