C-59 Construction of Inwood Forest West Stormwater Detention Basin

C-59 Construction of Inwood Forest West Stormwater Detention Basin


Recent Actions

August 13, 2019 - Harris County Commissioners Court accepted a Preliminary Engineering Report in support of this project. Recommendation for authorization to accept a preliminary engineering report prepared by Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc., and proceed with design and construction of Unit E500-21-00 Inwood Forest stormwater detention basin in the White Oak Bayou Watershed in Precinct 1 (Map ID C-59, Project ID E500-21-00-E001).  

On August 2, 2019, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded the City of Houston a grant to cover 75% of the cost for the Inwood Forest Stormwater Detention Project.

Design and construction of this project and Inwood Forest East Stormwater Detention Basin could reduce the risk of flooding for over 950 structures in the 1% floodplain. 

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The Harris County Flood Control District has a significant number of flood damage reduction projects occurring all over Harris County as part of its on-going Capital Improvement Program (CIP), Operations and Maintenance, and the 2018 Bond Program. Click on the red and orange highlighted areas to learn about projects' details. Some early-stage projects are not highlighted in the map. The map will be updated when projects advance or when more information becomes available. 

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