Z-03 Flood Risk Reduction Downstream of Lower Greens Bayou Stormwater Detention Basin

Z-03 Flood Risk Reduction Downstream of Lower Greens Bayou Stormwater Detention Basin
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Recent Actions

May 19, 2020 - Harris County Commissioners Court approved new Bond ID added to the 2018 Bond Program List.

April 28, 2019 - Harris County Commissioners Court approved a $850,000 contract for a feasibility study in support of this project.

December 17, 2019 - Harris County Commissioners Court authorized negotiations with an engineering firm in support of this project.

November 12, 2019 - Harris County Commissioners Court authorized and initiated this project.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION 

This feasibility study will identify the existing causes of flooding and solutions to reduce the risk of flooding in the lower stretch of Greens Bayou. Potential solutions may include, but not limited to, channel conveyance improvements, construction of stormwater detention basins, or bridge adjustments or replacements.

This project is part of Bond Project Z-03, which includes various planning efforts in multiple watersheds or across Harris County.

Location

This feasibility study area begins at the Lower Greens Bayou Stormwater Detention Basin, located just north of Tidwell Road, and ends where Greens Bayou drains into the Houston Ship Channel. In total, the feasibility study area encompasses approximately 42 square miles and 13 miles of channel.

Stage

This project is in the FEASIBILITY STUDY stage.

Bond Project Listing

Total costs and funding mechanisms for projects recommended as a result of the feasibility study will be determined during the preliminary engineering and design stages.

Virtual Project Workgroup Meeting #2

The second of three virtual Project Workgroup Meetings for this project was held on:

Date: Thursday, March 11, 2021
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

You can submit a comment and see the meeting presentation and summary report by clicking the links below.

Virtual Project Workgroup Meeting #1

A virtual Project Workgroup Meeting for this project was held on:

Date: Thursday, December 10, 2020
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

You can submit a comment and see the meeting presentation and summary report by clicking the links below.