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Harris County Rainfall and Bayou Levels Update - 10:30 a.m.

Harris County Rainfall and Bayou Levels Update - 10:30 a.m.

The Harris County Flood Control District's Flood Watch team is actively monitoring rainfall trends, as well as measured rainfall amounts and water levels in bayous and creeks. Over the past 12 hours, widespread rainfall across most of Harris County has totaled 3-6 inches in the Brays Bayou watershed, 2.5-6 inches in the Buffalo Bayou watershed; 2-5.5 inches in the Greens Bayou watershed; and 2-6 inches in the White Oak Bayou watershed. Significant flooding has occurred along US 59 from Fort Bend County to the northeast side of downtown Houston, with widespread flooding of roads and underpasses.

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Harris County Rainfall and Bayou Levels Update - 10:30 a.m.

Harris County Rainfall and Bayou Levels Update - 10:30 a.m.

The Harris County Flood Control District's Flood Watch team is actively monitoring rainfall trends, as well as measured rainfall amounts and water levels in bayous and creeks. Over the past 12 hours, widespread rainfall across most of Harris County has totaled 3-6 inches in the Brays Bayou watershed, 2.5-6 inches in the Buffalo Bayou watershed; 2-5.5 inches in the Greens Bayou watershed; and 2-6 inches in the White Oak Bayou watershed. Significant flooding has occurred along US 59 from Fort Bend County to the northeast side of downtown Houston, with widespread flooding of roads and underpasses.

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Harris County Flood Control District Begins Phase II on Zube Park Stormwater Detention Basin

Harris County Flood Control District Begins Phase II on Zube Park Stormwater Detention Basin

Construction has begun on the second phase of a Harris County Flood Control District stormwater detention basin on Little Cypress Creek, part of a regional drainage infrastructure plan for an area of northwest Harris County.

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Harris County Flood Control District Begins Project to Complete Willow Waterhole Stormwater Detention Basin

Harris County Flood Control District Begins Project to Complete Willow Waterhole Stormwater Detention Basin

The Harris County Flood Control District has begun the final phase of construction to complete the Willow Waterhole Stormwater Detention Basin, a major component of Project Brays designed to reduce flooding risks in the Brays Bayou watershed of south Harris County.

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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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