C-08 Salt Water Ditch

C-08 Salt Water Ditch

Recent Actions

March 30, 2021 – Harris County Commissioners Court approved a study report regarding improvements to Salt Water Ditch.

January 28, 2020 - Harris County Commissioners Court approved a $1,278,197 agreement with an engineering firm to conduct a drainage study in support of this project

September 10, 2019 - Harris County Commissioners Court authorized and initiated this project

Project description

This project involves right-of-way acquisition, design, and construction of conveyance improvements on Salt Water Ditch and related stormwater detention. This is a partnership between the Flood Control District, Harris County Engineering Department and the City of Houston. Harris County Engineering will manage the project. This project could reduce the risk of flooding for over 1,900 structures near C118-00-00 in the 1 percent (100-year) floodplain. A planning study was completed in 2021 and the project is currently in the design stage. Upon completion of the construction stage, partner agencies will add recreational trails with various connections to different parts of the neighborhood.

Community engagement meeting

A community engagement meeting was held virtually on Zoom on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.