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Flood cleanup continues in Santa Clara, Utah

Community members in southern Utah swung into gear to clean up in the aftermath of a burst retention basin Sept. 11.

Heavy rains in the area filled the 90-year-old earthen dam in Santa Clara, Utah, to capacity. Water spilled over the dam and eventually the pressure caused the dam to break. A flood ensued, damaging at least 30 homes and a dozen businesses.

Fortunately the weather cleared for the cleanup effort.

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