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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT WINS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION AWARD WITH HOUSTON TRANSTAR

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT WINS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION AWARD WITH HOUSTON TRANSTAR

Harris County Flood Control District and Houston Transtar were awarded the Emergency Management Association of Texas (EMAT) Emergency Management Technology & Innovation Award for The Roadway Flood Warning System published in July 2018.

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Harris County Flood Control District Receives Federal Grant Award Letter for Stormwater Tunnel Feasibility Study

Harris County Flood Control District Receives Federal Grant Award Letter for Stormwater Tunnel Feasibility Study

Harris County Flood Control District has received an award letter from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) in connection with a $400,000 feasibility investigation of large-diameter, deep underground stormwater conveyance tunnels.

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Portion of Us 59 Southbound Frontage Road West of Weslayan Street to Be Temporarily Closed

Portion of Us 59 Southbound Frontage Road West of Weslayan Street to Be Temporarily Closed

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT PROJECT REBUILDING DRAINAGE DITCH TO REDUCE FLOODING RISKS A portion of the US 59 southbound frontage road west of Weslayan Street will be closed for approximately three weeks beginning on or about Monday, February 18, as the Harris County Flood Control District continues construction to rebuild and partially enclose a poorly functioning drainage ditch. New signs were posted February 12, warning of the upcoming closure of the southbound frontage road on either side of the ditch, formally identified as W129-00-00.

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Harris County Receives Grant Award Letter That Will Help Provide Critical Funding for San Jacinto River Watershed Master Drainage Plan

Harris County Receives Grant Award Letter That Will Help Provide Critical Funding for San Jacinto River Watershed Master Drainage Plan

The Harris County Commissioners Court approved a State Award letter in the amount of $2,708,208.00 (Federal $2,031,156.00 | Local $677,052.00) from the Texas Division of Emergency Management to provide necessary funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to complete a comprehensive San Jacinto Watershed Master Drainage Plan. The local match cost will be shared between the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA), City of Houston, and Montgomery County.

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Harris County Flood Control District Project Will Temporarily Close Portion of Us 59 Northbound Frontage Road

Harris County Flood Control District Project Will Temporarily Close Portion of Us 59 Northbound Frontage Road

A portion of the northbound frontage road of US 59 east of Newcastle Drive will be closed for approximately three weeks beginning on or about February 4, 2019, as the Harris County Flood Control District begins construction to rebuild and partially enclose a poorly functioning drainage ditch. Signs were posted January 21, warning of the upcoming closure of the frontage road on either side of the ditch, formally identified as W129-00-00.

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Harris County Flood Control District and U.s. Army Corps of Engineers 
Sign Reimbursement Agreements for Brays, Hunting and White Oak Bayou Projects

Harris County Flood Control District and U.s. Army Corps of Engineers 
Sign Reimbursement Agreements for Brays, Hunting and White Oak Bayou Projects

The Harris County Flood Control District (Flood Control District) has joined its federal partner, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), in signing amendments to one Project Cooperation Agreement (PCA) and two Project Partnership Agreements (PPAs) for the design and construction of on-going federal flood risk reduction projects along Brays Bayou, Hunting Bayou and White Oak Bayou.

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Minor Flooding Expected Along the East and West Forks of the San Jacinto River

Minor Flooding Expected Along the East and West Forks of the San Jacinto River

Several inches of rain across southeast Texas over the last several days may cause minor flooding impacts to low-lying areas near the East and West forks of the San Jacinto River through the weekend.

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Heavy Rainfall, Flash Flooding Possible Across Harris County

Heavy Rainfall, Flash Flooding Possible Across Harris County

Harris County residents should prepare for possible heavy rainfall and potential flash flooding through Thursday afternoon (January 3) as a weather system moves across the North and Northwest sections of the 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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