2018 Bond Program

Buffalo Bayou - 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).

> Buffalo Bayou Watershed Community Engagement Summary

An informational meeting was held for the Buffalo Bayou watershed:

July 30, 2018
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Memorial Drive United Methodist Church
12955 Memorial Drive
Houston, Texas 77079

> 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

Buffalo Bayou Watershed Facts

Area (sq miles) Population* Structure Count** Harvey Damaged Structures***
Inside the 1% (100-year) FEMA floodplain 5.5 16,091 2,835 1,217
Inside the 0.2% (500-year) FEMA floodplain 6.0 21,965 8,436 4,293
Outside the 0.2% (500-year) FEMA floodplain 80.2 406,873 125,410 11,574
TOTAL 91.7 444,930 136,681 17,084

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

Median Family Income* $101,000 Median House Value* $412,000

* 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.