2018 Bond Program

San Jacinto and Galveston Bay - 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).

> San Jacinto and Galveston Bay Watershed Community Engagement Summary

An informational meeting has been held for the San Jacinto and Galveston Bay watershed:

July 24, 2018
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sylvan Beach Pavilion
1 Sylvan Beach Drive
La Porte, Texas 77571

> 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

San Jacinto & Galveston Bay Watershed Facts

Area (sq miles) Population* Structure Count** Harvey Damaged Structures***
Inside the 1% (100-year) FEMA floodplain 6.0 6,092 4,150 214
Inside the 0.2% (500-year) FEMA floodplain 3.4 3,656 2,641 117
Outside the 0.2% (500-year) FEMA floodplain 9.8 4,747 4,681 161
TOTAL 19.1 14,494 11,472 492

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

Median Family Income* $63,000 Median House Value* $116,000

* 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.