Home La Grange Photos by Gabriel Cristóver Pérez | KUT Sept. 1, 2017 Jay Jajal, owner of the Cottonwood Inn Motel, surveys flooding damage at the motel he owns after the Colorado River overflowed its banks. A view of the Colorado River rising in La Grange. The Colorado River in Fayette and Bastrop counties saw record flooding after Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas. An ant colony forms a floating bivouac to escape floodwaters. The aftermath of the flooding in La Grange. A view of the Cottonwood Inn after floodwaters receded.