Watch exact moment of partial dam failure at Lake Dunlap

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – Video shows the exact moment a spillgate collapsed Tuesday morning in a partial dam failure at Lake Dunlap.

The video shows the Dunlap Dam spillgate fail at approximately 7:49 a.m.

Lake Dunlap had dropped nearly 7 feet by Tuesday afternoon after water rushed out of the lake at 11,000 cubic feet per second, according to officials with the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority.

Watch the video:

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