I have lived here for close to 3 years now, and have never had the opportunity to see the floodgates open on any of the local dams. We have had quite a bit of rain, and today the floodgates were opened. Around 4pm they opened the floodgates, and i heard about it through facebook. It was 9pm, and after a tense 30 min drive ( i am not sure how long the floodgates will remain open) we arrived. The roar of the water was loud enough that we could hear it as soon as we drove into Quarry Park. It was so dark by 9pm, that we could barely see it.