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BAYOUS AND CREEKS UPDATE AS OF 1:15 PM - AUGUST 30

BAYOUS AND CREEKS UPDATE AS OF 1:15 PM - AUGUST 30

The Harris County Flood Control District's Flood Operations team continues to monitor this life-threatening flooding event in progress over Harris County. Rainfall has mostly ended, but widespread house flooding in the thousands is underway across Harris County. This includes neighborhoods adjacent to Addicks and Barker reservoirs and along Buffalo Bayou, which have been impacted by historic releases from the reservoir outlets.

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CONTROLLED RELEASES ON ADDICKS AND BARKER RESERVOIR INCREASE FLOODING THREAT ALONG BUFFALO BAYOU - August 29

CONTROLLED RELEASES ON ADDICKS AND BARKER RESERVOIR INCREASE FLOODING THREAT ALONG BUFFALO BAYOU - August 29

Higher-than-normal controlled releases will continue from the reservoirs into Buffalo Bayou as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers works to lower water levels in both flood control facilities in west Harris County. The Corps is monitoring the impact of the stormwater releases in order to minimize the risk of flooding both above and below the dams.

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CONTROLLED RELEASES ON ADDICKS AND BARKER RESERVOIR INCREASE FLOODING THREAT ALONG BUFFALO BAYOU

CONTROLLED RELEASES ON ADDICKS AND BARKER RESERVOIR INCREASE FLOODING THREAT ALONG BUFFALO BAYOU

Higher-than-normal controlled releases will continue from the reservoirs into Buffalo Bayou as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers works to lower water levels in both flood control facilities in west Harris County. The Corps is monitoring the impact of the stormwater releases in order to minimize the risk of flooding both above and below the dams.

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