2018 Bond Program

As of 08/31/2018

Barker Reservoir Watershed - Bond Program

* Public input will continue to be an important part of the Bond Program. The Bond Program Project List currently includes 38 projects that were added as a result of Community Engagement Meetings held across Harris County in June, July and August, 2018. A meeting was held for each of Harris County’s 22 watersheds and in the Halls Bayou watershed (a tributary to Greens Bayou).

> Barker Reservoir Watershed Community Engagement Summary 

An informational meeting was held for the Barker Reservoir watershed:

August 1, 2018
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Memorial Parkway Junior High
21203 Highland Knolls Drive
Katy, Texas 77450

> VIDEO: Opening Remarks

The map below shows the approximate location of proposed flood risk reduction projects in this watershed that could be eligible for bond funding.

> Enlarge Map (PDF)

> INTERACTIVE MAP: see potential projects in your area

Barker Reservoir Watershed Facts

Area (sq miles) Population* Structure Count** Harvey Damaged Structures***
Inside the 1% (100-year) FEMA floodplain 17.4 2,074 724 181
Inside the 0.2% (500-year) FEMA floodplain 1.2 2,370 1,104 348
Outside the 0.2% (500-year) FEMA floodplain 24.6 84,143 32,303 1,379
TOTAL 43.2 88,587 34,131 1,908

*Census 2010, **HCAD 2016, ***HCFCD final estimates as of June 2018

Median Family Income* $104,000 Median House Value* $166,000

* 2016 Census Data

The actual timing of individual projects will depend on a variety of factors including environmental permitting and right-of-way acquisition. Projects will be authorized individually for funding by Harris County Commissioners Court, based on recommendations by the Flood Control District.