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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT COMPLETES POST-HARVEY REMOVAL OF STORMWATER CHANNEL BLOCKAGES

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT COMPLETES POST-HARVEY REMOVAL OF STORMWATER CHANNEL BLOCKAGES

The Harris County Flood Control District has completed a county-wide effort to remove downed trees and other storm debris left blocking Harris County’s bayou drainage system since Hurricane Harvey more than a year ago. With a last push on Buffalo Bayou and Cypress Creek and expenses estimated at $8.9 million so far, more than 140,000 cubic yards (roughly 40,000 tons) have been removed since this work began shortly after the storm.

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