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Harris County Flood Control District Starts Construction on Brays Bayou Segment in the Meyerland Area

Harris County Flood Control District Starts Construction on Brays Bayou Segment in the Meyerland Area

The Harris County Flood Control District has begun construction on the next phase of channel modifications as part of the Brays Bayou federal flood damage reduction project – Project Brays. During this construction phase, Brays Bayou will be widened between Buffalo Speedway and South Rice Avenue in the Meyerland area. 

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Harris County Flood Control District Moves to Monitor Mode As Tropical Storm Cindy Approaches the Northwest US Gulf Coast

Harris County Flood Control District Moves to Monitor Mode As Tropical Storm Cindy Approaches the Northwest US Gulf Coast

The Harris County Flood Control District Flood Operations Team will move to monitor mode at 4 p.m.  today, June 21, 2017, in anticipation of Tropical Storm Cindy landfall on the northwest U.S. Gulf Coast late Wednesday into Thursday morning. The main concern with this weather system for Harris County is  heavy rainfall that could result in street and bayou flooding.

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Tropical Storm Cindy has formed in the Gulf

Tropical Storm Cindy has formed in the Gulf

Tropical Storm Cindy has formed in the Gulf of Mexico. Tropical Storm Watch issued for Upper Texas coast from High Island, Texas to San Luis Pass, Texas including Galveston Bay and Harris County.

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Harris County Flood Control District Monitors Potential Tropical Cyclone #3 in the Gulf of Mexico

Harris County Flood Control District Monitors Potential Tropical Cyclone #3 in the Gulf of Mexico

The Harris County Flood Control District with the Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management and the National Weather Service are monitoring a tropical system that could potentially affect our area late Wednesday into Thursday morning. The main concern with this weather system for Harris County is heavy rainfall that could result in street and bayou flooding.

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Harris County Flood Control District Announces First Public Meeting for Cedar Bayou Flood Risk Reduction Study

The Harris County Flood Control District will hold a public meeting for the Cedar Bayou Flood Risk Reduction Study from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at the Crosby Community Center located at 409 Hare Road, in Crosby, Texas 77532. The purpose of this meeting will be to share information about the Cedar Bayou Flood Risk Reduction Study, gather feedback about flooding concerns in the Cedar Bayou watershed, as well as inform residents about the Flood Control District’s study process. Please note that the meeting location is located near the Cedar Bayou watershed (the geographical region that drains to Cedar Bayou); however, the community center was the best location for this meeting based on size of space needed.

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Harris County Flood Control District Begins Expanded Submerged Vehicle Removal Project

Harris County Flood Control District Begins Expanded Submerged Vehicle Removal Project

A salvage contractor for the Harris County Flood Control District has begun work on a $218,255 project to remove submerged vehicles from Brays and Sims bayous. This is an expansion of a 2016 pilot project jointly funded by Harris County Precinct 2 Commissioner Jack Morman and the City of Houston. 

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT’S JEFF LINDNER DONATES GOFUNDME ACCOUNT TO CHARITY

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT’S JEFF LINDNER DONATES GOFUNDME ACCOUNT TO CHARITY

Residents who appreciate meteorologist Jeff Lindner have created a GoFundMe account to “buy Jeff a vacation” for his work in calmly and consistently updating southeast Texas residents over the past week. After contacting the fan who started the account, Lindner thanked him for his kind gesture and decided to donate all funds to a charity helping flood victims.

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Harris County Flood Control District Prepares for Heavy Rainfall

Harris County Flood Control District Prepares for Heavy Rainfall

The Harris County Flood Control District with the Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management and the National Weather Service are monitoring a storm system that could potentially affect our area late Saturday into Sunday. The primary threat with this system is heavy rainfall and flash flooding for areas that have already seen rainfall this week. Updates will be issued as needed.

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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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