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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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CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON LAWNDALE STREET AND TELEPHONE ROAD BRIDGES OVER BRAYS BAYOU

CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON LAWNDALE STREET AND TELEPHONE ROAD BRIDGES OVER BRAYS BAYOU

The Harris County Flood Control District is scheduled to begin construction on April 16 on the replacement of the Lawndale Street and Telephone Road bridges over Brays Bayou with higher, longer, and wider bridges to reduce the risk of flooding in the area.

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FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT MONITORING THE THREAT OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AND HEAVY RAINFALL

FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT MONITORING THE THREAT OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AND HEAVY RAINFALL

Storms will potentially bring hail, damaging winds and heavy rainfall. The Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) is tracking and monitoring an unstable air mass over southeast Texas, which is expected to bring high winds, hail and heavy rainfall possibly resulting in street flooding and rises in area creeks and bayous.

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT BEGINS FINAL PHASE OF BERRY BAYOU TRIBUTARY PROJECT

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT BEGINS FINAL PHASE OF BERRY BAYOU TRIBUTARY PROJECT

Channel Conveyance Improvements will reduce Flood Risks in Sims Bayou Watershed

The Harris County Flood Control District has begun construction on the final phase of a channel conveyance improvement project for a Berry Bayou tributary formally identified as HCFCD Unit C106-03-00, located in the Sims Bayou watershed of southeast Harris County.

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT TO BUILD STORMWATER SWALES IN WESTBURY

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT TO BUILD STORMWATER SWALES IN WESTBURY

Beginning next week, the Harris County Flood Control District will be demolishing three recently purchased properties located in the southwest neighborhood of Westbury to build shallow swales to improve the flow of stormwater into the nearby Willow Waterhole Bayou.

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