2018 Bond Program

White Oak 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).

> White Oak Bayou Watershed Community Engagement Summary

An informational public meeting was held for the White Oak Bayou Watershed:

June 12, 2018
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

White Oak Conference Center
7603 Antoine Drive
Houston, Texas 77088

> 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

White Oak Bayou Watershed Facts

Area (sq miles) Population* Structure Count** Harvey Damaged Structures***
Inside the 1% (100-year) FEMA floodplain 17.4 57,385 22,821 4,741
Inside the 0.2% (500-year) FEMA floodplain 13.4 52,036 23,462 1,417
Outside the 0.2% (500-year) FEMA floodplain 80.3 324,518 149,448 6,215
TOTAL 111.1 433,939 195,731 12,373

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

Median Family Income* $57,464 Median House Value* $153,603

* 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.