CI-62 Friendswood Regional Stormwater Detention Basin

CI-62 Friendswood Regional Stormwater Detention Basin

Note: Bond ID CI-63 has been consolidated with Bond ID CI-62.

Recent Actions

November 15, 2022 – Harris County Commissioners Court approved a $860,000 agreement for engineering services in support of this project.

December 1, 2020 - Harris County Commissioners authorized initiation of this project in conjunction with the Clear Creek Federal Program.

November 10, 2020 - Harris County Commissioners authorized the addition of a new Unit Number, A500-09-00, to the Flood Control District’s stormwater management system for identification purposes.


The basin will be located on an undeveloped 105-acre site along the Clear Creek overbank at FM 1959 and Blackhawk Boulevard.


This project is in the PRELIMINARY ENGINEERING stage. In this stage, engineers and environmental specialists develop and evaluate possible alternatives, prepare mitigation site plans, project specifications and detailed cost estimates.

Bond Project Listing

Bond ID: CI-62 is categorized as a Partnership 2018 Bond Program project. Total allocation for this project is approximately $32.4 million, of which an estimated $13.5 million is from bond funding. Additional contributions from our partners include an estimated $8 million from the City of Friendswood, $7.5 million from Galveston County and $3.5 million from the Galveston County Consolidated Drainage District.


Every flood damage reduction project is unique. Yet each project begins and ends, with common and predictable milestones along the way. Whether a project moves forward – and how quickly – depends on many factors, including the availability of funding at each milestone, shifting community priorities for flood damage reduction, and other changing circumstances (such as the price of trees or concrete) from year to year.