A massive flood control project was just completed in the Las Vegas valley, so now the Desert Rose Golf Course, an area prone to flooding will reopen its green to the public on Friday.
Robert Ortiz lives in the Desert Rose Golf course community, so in 2012, he witnessed a storm so mighty, it left the neighborhood underwater.
"Horrible! Like it was something you would see on the weather channel."
Shortly after the massive flood, the federal emergency management agency designated the area a flood zone forcing some 1,400 homeowners to get flood insurance.
"It was costly," Ortiz said.
After upgrades were completed, FEMA removed the designation, so come September 2016, homeowners will no longer need the expensive insurance... Read More