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ST. GEORGE — With water still covering it, residents and spring break kids on scooters standing near Lava Flow Drive saw something they rarely ever see. Instead of cars crossing the road, there were ducks.
"Can you believe it?" one resident yelled near Sunbrook Golf Club at the border of Santa Clara and St. George.
The street and the bridge crossing the Santa Clara River were still covered in water Thursday morning. But the sentiment from public officials and others was that the flood mitigation efforts of the last 10 years kept the worst from happening after rain on top of snowmelt raised the Santa Clara and other local rivers as much as 10 feet.
"We did not sustain any damage to public infrastructure or residential properties that I'm aware of," Santa Clara Mayor Rick Rosenberg said.
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