Buffalo Bayou - Bond Program
An informational meeting has been scheduled for the Buffalo Bayou watershed:
July 30, 2018
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Memorial Drive United Methodist Church
12955 Memorial Drive
Houston, Texas 77079
The map below shows the approximate location of proposed flood risk reduction projects in this watershed that could be eligible for bond funding.
|Area (sq miles)||Population*||Structure Count**||Harvey Damaged Structures***|
|Inside the 1% (100-year) FEMA floodplain||5.5||16,091||2,835||1,066|
|Inside the 0.2% (500-year) FEMA floodplain||6.0||21,965||8,436||4,178|
|Outside the 0.2% (500-year) FEMA floodplain||80.2||406,873||125,410||5,299||TOTAL||91.7||444,930||136,681||10,543|
*Census 2010, **HCAD 2016, ***HCFCD preliminary count estimates as of January 2018
|Median Family Income*||$101,000||Median House Value*||$412,000|
* 2016 Census Data
If the bond election is successful, projects would be authorized individually for funding by Harris County Commissioners Court. The actual timing of individual projects will depend on a variety of factors including environmental permitting and right-of-way acquisition. Projects will be authorized individually for funding by Commissioners Court, based on recommendations by the Flood Control District.