January 10, 2023 – Harris County Commissioners Court authorized the Flood Control District to accept a $9.95 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, with a required match of $3,318,287.
November 30, 2021 – Harris County Commissioners Court authorized an $1,344,482 agreement for design, bidding and construction stage engineering services in support of this project.
September 14, 2021 – Harris County Commissioners Court has accepted the Preliminary Engineering Report for this project.
September 15, 2020 – Harris County Commissioners Court authorized a $1,225 agreement for preliminary excavation of the T.C. Jester Stormwater Detention Basin west of T.C. Jester Boulevard.
April 21, 2020 - Initial cultural and environmental assessments completed.
April 6, 2020 - Temporary closures for construction safety reasons begin as part of additional environmental assessments of the future basin site.
March 10, 2020 - Harris County Commissioners Court authorized negotiations with an engineering firm for preliminary engineering in support of this project.
March 2020 - Additional environmental assessments began on the site.
December 17, 2019 - Harris County Commissioners Court authorized and initiated this project, and added the Unit Number K500-23-00 to the Flood Control District’s stormwater management system.
November 2019 - Wetlands identified and mapped; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers verification ongoing; habitat evaluated to determine the potential for protected species.