Z-02 Inverness Forest Levee

Z-02 Inverness Forest Levee
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Recent Action

May 30, 2021 – Harris County Commissioners Court authorized an agreement with Inverness Forest Improvements District, at a cost of $164,000 to the Flood Control District.

February 9, 202 – Harris County Commissioners authorized the negotiation of an interlocal partnership agreement with Inverness Forest Improvement District in support of this project.

February 25, 2020 - Harris County Commissioners Court authorized negotiations with an engineering firm in support of this project.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

This partnership project with the Inverness Forest Improvement District involves the recertification of the Inverness Forest Levee as part of countywide floodplain remapping within the Cypress Creek Watershed.

In 2020, the Flood Control District completed a project to repair severe erosion on Cypress Creek that could have impacted the levee and nearby Timber Lane Utility District property. This $12 million project, from Hardy Toll Road upstream to Lemm Gully, HCFCD Unit K120-00-00, began in 2019 and improved the stormwater flow and function of Cypress Creek in this area.