Closure at Balmorhea State Park Leaves Visitors, Businesses Adrift

A damaged concrete slab below the pool’s diving board is the reason for the closure.

By Carlos MoralesJune 4, 2018 9:30 am| , ,

From Marfa Public Radio:

Last month, Balmorhea State Park announced it would be closing its pool for an undetermined amount of time.  The reason: park officials say they found a crack in the pool wall and it could be unsafe for swimmers.

For many, the pool’s closure means a west Texas summer tradition has been put on hold.  But in late May, a team of engineers began assessing the damage and are now working on a repair plan.

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