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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT ESTIMATES $74 MILLION IN COUNTYWIDE DRAINAGE INFRASTRUCTURE REPAIRS SINKHOLES, SLOPE FAILURES AND OTHER EROSION DAMAGE WILL BE PRIORITIZED FOR POST-HARVEY PROJECTS

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT ESTIMATES $74 MILLION IN COUNTYWIDE DRAINAGE INFRASTRUCTURE REPAIRS SINKHOLES, SLOPE FAILURES AND OTHER EROSION DAMAGE WILL BE PRIORITIZED FOR POST-HARVEY PROJECTS

The Harris County Flood Control District has compiled a preliminary list of $74 million in priority repairs for Harris County’s bayous, creeks and other drainage infrastructure in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, according to a recently completed county-wide assessment that is expected to eventually top $100 million.

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 STUDY COMPARES OPTIONS FOR LOWER WHITE OAK BAYOU CHANNEL RESTORATION; SPONSOR AND FUNDING SOURCE WOULD BE NECESSARY FOR ANY FUTURE RESTORATION PROJECT

STUDY COMPARES OPTIONS FOR LOWER WHITE OAK BAYOU CHANNEL RESTORATION; SPONSOR AND FUNDING SOURCE WOULD BE NECESSARY FOR ANY FUTURE RESTORATION PROJECT

A recently completed study funded by the Memorial Heights Redevelopment Authority presents future options for the natural restoration of Lower White Oak Bayou, as alternatives to replacing the aging concrete channel lining north of downtown Houston.

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Hurricane Harvey Update: Infrastructure Repairs and Readiness the Top Priority; Hurricane Season Continues through November

Hurricane Harvey Update: Infrastructure Repairs and Readiness the Top Priority; Hurricane Season Continues through November

Since Hurricane Harvey smashed through nearly every existing national rainfall record and dropped a year’s worth of rain on portions of Harris County in late August, the Flood Control District has been focused on recovery: clearing debris, assessing and repairing our drainage infrastructure, and reducing the risks of flooding in preparation for the next storm. We began this work even before the rain stopped falling.

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