June 1

Bond Program

Countywide Projects - Bond Program

The chart below includes a list of projects that would benefit the entire county or multiple watersheds.

Projects Having Countywide Impact

PROJECT LOCAL ONLY PROJECT GRANT PROJECT TOTAL COST GRANT - OTHERS COST SHARE GRANT - LOCAL COST SHARE BENEFITS
Countywide Floodplain Preservation $50,000,000 - - - Acquisition of Right-Of-Way along various channels in Harris County to preserve channel conveyance and / or restore natural floodplains in areas subject to frequent flooding.
Partnership Projects with Municipalities, Authorities, and Other Districts in Harris County $100,000,000 - - - Jointly funded projects to address flooding with multi-jurisdictional projects.
Advanced Emerging Technologies for Flood Damage Reduction $20,000,000 - - - Investigations of new methods to reduce the risk of flooding and to reduce the damages due to flooding in Harris County.
Countywide Ongoing Planning $10,000,000 - - - Ongoing efforts to identify future projects and work efforts to reduce flooding in Harris County watersheds.
Partnership Projects with the Harris County Engineering Department $100,000,000 - - - Jointly funded projects that could reduce the risk of flooding in multi-jurisdictional projects.
Preliminary Engineering for Large Diameter Tunnels for Stormwater Conveyance $20,000,000 - - - Preliminary engineering for implementation of large diameter tunnels to reduce the risk of flooding across Harris County.
Harris County Floodplain Mapping Updates - $25,000,000 $12,500,000 $12,500,000 Providing more accurate information on the risks of flooding in Harris County.
Upgrades and Expansion of the Harris County Flood Warning System - $5,000,000 $3,750,000 $1,250,000 Improving existing flood monitoring systems to provide additional near-real time information on flooding in Harris County.

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.

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