On August 25, 2018, Harris County voters approved $2.5
billion in bonds to finance flood damage reduction projects within the county.
Harris County is moving forward with the planning and construction of projects
with bond funding, while providing transparency of those projects along the
The project includes the deepening of an existing Stormwater
Detention Basin and channel conveyance improvements from north of the Sam
Houston Tollway to where the tributary joins Sims Bayou near Trafalgar Drive.
This project will reduce the risk of flooding for residents, and therefore, shrink
the regulatory floodplain while avoiding adverse impacts to Sims Bayou or to the
The construction of this project will be funded in part by the
2018 Bond Program approved by Harris County voters on August 25, 2018. The
Flood Control District is pursuing the remaining funds needed to construct this
project from various federal sources.
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