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HCFCD Policy, Criteria &
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HCFCD Hydrology and Hydraulics Guidance Manual
Articulating Concrete Block Systems Manual
HCFCD Hurricane Guide
Harris County Low Impact Development Design Criteria Manual
HCFCD Tree & Shrub
Field Guide

Media Guide
Ordinary High Water Mark Manual
Regional General Permit
Vegetation Management Manual
Watersheds & Channels Reference Guide
Detention Basin Pump Operation & Maintenance Manual
Little Cypress Creek Interim Guidelines
Design Guidelines for HCFCD Wet Bottom Detention Basins with Water Quality Features
Streambank Stabilization Handbook
Technical Downloads

HCFCD Policy, Criteria & Procedure Manual: Adopted October 2004, Updated December 2010

This updated manual (December 2010) includes the Harris County Flood Control District's policies, criteria, and procedures for:
Working in or adjacent to an existing HCFCD facility
Building a new facility for HCFCD acceptance, and
New developments or public projects that require HCFCD review

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HCFCD Policy, Criteria & Procedure Manual: Adopted October 2004, Updated December 2010  (PDF, 6.9MB, 07/26/2011)
2004/2010 Comparison Document  (PDF, 1.3MB, 12/21/2010)
Summary of Significant Changes  (PDF, 52KB, 01/10/2011)

Download separate detail sheets (.DWG format) that are included in the Policy, Criteria and Procedure Manual:
Concrete Channel Lining Details   (DWG, 748KB, 12/21/2010)
Interceptor Structure Details   (DWG, 912KB, 12/21/2010)
Storm Sewer and Rip Rap Details   (DWG, 478KB, 02/08/2011)

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