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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT COMPLETES PHASE-ONE STUDY OF LARGE DIAMETER TUNNELS FOR STORMWATER CONVEYANCE

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT COMPLETES PHASE-ONE STUDY OF LARGE DIAMETER TUNNELS FOR STORMWATER CONVEYANCE

The Harris County Flood Control District worked with a team of underground construction experts to take an initial look at the feasibility of constructing large-diameter, deep tunnels to convey stormwater. Underground tunnels could supplement existing bayou and creek capacity to mitigate flooding in Harris County. The team was led by Freese and Nichols with support from Parsons, Brierley Associates, Terracon, HVJ, Sowells Consulting Engineers, and Middleton Brown.

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT AND NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE SIGN $28M AGREEMENT FOR PILOT PROGRAM IN ARMAND, GREENS AND WHITE OAK BAYOU WATERSHEDS

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT AND NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE SIGN $28M AGREEMENT FOR PILOT PROGRAM IN ARMAND, GREENS AND WHITE OAK BAYOU WATERSHEDS

The Harris County Flood Control District and one of its federal partners, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), signed a partnership agreement for flood damage reduction improvement projects in the Armand Bayou, Greens Bayou, and White Oak Bayou watersheds. The agreement will fund a $28 million pilot project to restore the natural floodplain and to reduce flooding risks in the project areas.

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT HAS COMPLETED FIRST ROUND OF HARVEY DAMAGE DRAINAGE REPAIRS; NEXT ROUND UNDERWAY

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT HAS COMPLETED FIRST ROUND OF HARVEY DAMAGE DRAINAGE REPAIRS; NEXT ROUND UNDERWAY

Harris County Flood Control District has recently completed drainage infrastructure repairs using the first $13 million from a post-Hurricane Harvey grant awarded by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). The NRCS was able to assist the Harris County community using funding from the Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) Program.

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