For Mormons worldwide, the haunting images of filthy flood water lapping at the front door of Houston’s 17-year-old temple became synonymous with the disaster. The rains breached the edifice on Aug. 16, flooding the temple annex building, the basement and the main floor, with water rising more than a foot. Texas Latter-day Saints have looked to the day when the Houston Texas Temple would be open again for the work of the eternities.