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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT AND BUFFALO BAYOU PARTNERSHIP MAKING REPAIRS ALONG BUFFALO BAYOU AS PART OF HURRICANE HARVEY RECOVERY PROGRAM

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT AND BUFFALO BAYOU PARTNERSHIP MAKING REPAIRS ALONG BUFFALO BAYOU AS PART OF HURRICANE HARVEY RECOVERY PROGRAM

Beginning in August, the Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) in coordination with the Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) will be completing major repairs along Buffalo Bayou, between Shepherd Drive to Sabine Street, to contain erosion and bank failures caused by Hurricane Harvey. While this work along Buffalo Bayou is not classified as a flood damage reduction project, the repairs are necessary to stabilize the channel and prevent further erosion and damage to the channel.

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ARDMORE STREET AT BRAYS BAYOU CLOSED FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

ARDMORE STREET AT BRAYS BAYOU CLOSED FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

The Harris County Flood Control District (District) has begun construction and has closed the Ardmore Street Bridge at Brays Bayou today to replace the existing four-lane bridge with a new higher, longer and wider bridge that will increase the conveyance of stormwater along the bayou in south central Harris County.

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT ENHANCES FLOOD WARNING SYSTEM WEBSITE WITH CUSTOMIZABLE ALERTS

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT ENHANCES FLOOD WARNING SYSTEM WEBSITE WITH CUSTOMIZABLE ALERTS

Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) has enhanced the Flood Warning System website www.harriscountyfws.orgto provide residents of Harris and surrounding counties the ability to sign up and receive automated water level and rainfall alerts delivered via text message, email, or both. Sign up directly at www.FWSalerts.orgto create your account which allows you the ability to sign up for notifications at over 250 gage locations across the region including Harris, Brazoria, Fort Bend, Montgomery, Galveston, and Waller Counties, City of Mont Belvieu, City of Sugar Land, and The Woodlands, and the San Jacinto River Authority.

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT LAUNCHES NEW PROJECT WEBSITE

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT LAUNCHES NEW PROJECT WEBSITE

The Harris County Flood Control District has launched a new website to support its partnership project with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The website, http://www.maapnext.org, will support the MAAPnext project, a Modeling, Assessment and Awareness Project (MAAP), that will produce the next generation of flood hazard maps for Harris County.

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT AND U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS SIGN AGREEMENT FOR CLEAR CREEK FEDERAL FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT PROJECT

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT AND U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS SIGN AGREEMENT FOR CLEAR CREEK FEDERAL FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT PROJECT

The Harris County Flood Control District and one of its federal partners, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District (USACE), signed a new Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for the design and construction of the Clear Creek Federal Flood Risk Management Project. The $295 million project will substantially reduce flood risks for a large portion of the Clear Creek Watershed in Harris, Brazoria and Galveston counties.

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT MONITORING TROPICAL DISTURBANCE IN THE GULF LIKELY TO BRING HEAVY RAINFALL THIS WEEK

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT MONITORING TROPICAL DISTURBANCE IN THE GULF LIKELY TO BRING HEAVY RAINFALL THIS WEEK

The Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) is tracking and monitoring a tropical disturbance currently over Western Gulf of Mexico, which is expected to bring heavy rainfall possibly resulting in rises in bayou and creek levels and street flooding. A flash flood watch will be in effect for Harris County tonight through Thursday morning.

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VOLUNTEERS AND NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS PROVIDE CATALYST FOR PRAIRIE RESTORATION AT STORMWATER DETENTION BASIN

VOLUNTEERS AND NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS PROVIDE CATALYST FOR PRAIRIE RESTORATION AT STORMWATER DETENTION BASIN

Collaboration with HCFCD Enhances Mosquito Control, Dragonfly and Butterfly Habitat Volunteers with NRG Energy, working with Houston Wilderness, Trees for Houston and Harris County Precinct 4, spent several hours May 17 planting the native coastal prairie grasses and wildflowers that will help transform a seven-acre Harris County Flood Control District stormwater detention basin near Telge and Spring Cypress roads into a haven for monarch butterflies and mosquito-eating dragonflies.

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PUBLIC MEETING: RECONSTRUCTION OF ARDMORE BRIDGE

PUBLIC MEETING: RECONSTRUCTION OF ARDMORE BRIDGE

The Harris County Flood Control District appreciates your interest in the Brays Bayou watershed and would like to share another opportunity for community engagement.

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BAYOU AND CREEK UPDATE AS OF 7:30 PM

BAYOU AND CREEK UPDATE AS OF 7:30 PM

With rains pushed off into the Gulf of Mexico, Harris County bayous, creeks and tributaries continue to respond to the runoff from the overnight storms.

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BAYOU AND CREEK UPDATE AS OF 5:30 AM

BAYOU AND CREEK UPDATE AS OF 5:30 AM

With light to moderate rainfall gradually coming to an end early Friday morning, Harris County's bayous, creeks and tributaries are continuing to respond to the runoff from overnight storms.

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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. 

PLEASE NOTE: 

In the event of a flooding emergency, tropical storm or hurricane, the Harris County Flood Control District will coordinate with the Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) to communicate information about flooding and public safety. If HCOHSEM activates its Emergency Operations Center (EOC), we will answer media calls, schedule media interviews and participate in media briefings from the EOC's location at: 

TranStar  
6922 Old Katy Road 
Houston, TX 77024 

Please fill out the form below with all required information and it will go directly to a member of the Communications Department staff.