Bastrop County cities receive $28 million to protect against storm damage Posted in: News The 2021 hurricane season is only days away, and with it comes the potential for heavy rain and flooding along the Colorado River. Bastrop County has endured multiple significant rain events including Memorial Day flooding in both 2015 and 2016, the Halloween flood in 2015, the 2016 Tax Day Flood and then Hurricane Harvey in 2017. Our county is no stranger to costly natural disasters. Flooding can quickly damage or destroy our homes, businesses, and vital infrastructure. Flooding rains will continue to happen, and we are working together to be better prepared to weather the storms. As we rebuild from past ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!