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Last Modified: 06/05/2020 05:25 PM

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Harris County Flood Control District Selected as Winner of CTP Recognition Program

Harris County Flood Control District Selected as Winner of CTP Recognition Program

The District has been recognized specifically for its strengths in developing interactive mapping tools.

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CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON STORMWATER DETENTION BASIN PROJECT IN WILLOW WATERHOLE

CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON STORMWATER DETENTION BASIN PROJECT IN WILLOW WATERHOLE

The new basin will hold approximately 17.6 acre-feet of stormwater during heavy rain events.

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Flood Control District Monitoring Heavy Rainfall and Flooding

Flood Control District Monitoring Heavy Rainfall and Flooding

A Flash Flood Warning is in effect for western Harris County until 945 a.m.

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FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT ADVISES RESIDENTS TO PREPARE FOR HEAVY RAINFALL

FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT ADVISES RESIDENTS TO PREPARE FOR HEAVY RAINFALL

Widespread average rainfall amounts of 2-4 inches with isolated totals of 6-8 inches are possible.

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT REMINDS RESIDENTS TO PREPARE AS HURRICANE SEASON APPROACHES

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT REMINDS RESIDENTS TO PREPARE AS HURRICANE SEASON APPROACHES

The 2020 Hurricane Season begins June 1 and forecasters are predicting an above normal storm season.

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT DETAILS PROGRESS ON 2018 BOND PROGRAM

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT DETAILS PROGRESS ON 2018 BOND PROGRAM

HCFCD Updates Bond Program Project List

Heading into the 2020 Hurricane Season, the Harris County Flood Control District is announcing progress since the approval of the 2018 Bond Program. As of late March, the Flood Control District secured $678 million in partnership funding, executed 18 construction agreements totaling $270 million in value and 85 engineering agreements in planning and design for $65 million. In addition, the Flood Control District completed 70 percent of $100 million in Hurricane Harvey drainage system repairs, and bought out 503 flood-prone homes valued at approximately $100 million.

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FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT MONITORING THE THREAT OF HEAVY RAINFALL

FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT MONITORING THE THREAT OF HEAVY RAINFALL

Flash Flood Watch issued for much of southeast Texas for Saturday

May 15, 2020 – HOUSTON, TEXAS – The Harris County Flood Control District is tracking and monitoring a strong storm system that will develop over Texas this weekend, which is expected to bring heavy rainfall possibly resulting in street flooding and rises in area creeks and bayous.

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT BEGINS $16.9 MILLION IN CONSTRUCTION ON TWO DETENTION BASINS

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT BEGINS $16.9 MILLION IN CONSTRUCTION ON TWO DETENTION BASINS

Clear Creek Watershed Projects will Reduce Flooding Risks in South Harris County Neighborhoods

The Harris County Flood Control District has begun construction to complete two 2018 Bond Program-funded stormwater detention basins in the Clear Creek watershed of south Harris County that together will provide safe storage for more than 566 million gallons of excess stormwater.

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Harris County Flood Control District's Communications Department staff is available to help members of the media find answers to questions about the Harris County Flood Control District, including our plans, projects, and programs. It is very important that we know the subject of your interview, questions you would like answered, your deadline and where you can be contacted. 


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