Hurricane Harvey

As of 08/26/2019

F-14 General Drainage Improvements Near Kingwood

Project Description

KINGWOOD AREA DRAINAGE ANALYSIS

On August 13, 2019, Harris County Commissioners Court approved a contract with Neel-Schaffer, Inc. to begin the Kingwood Area Drainage Analysis.  

The intent of the Kingwood Area Drainage Analysis is to evaluate the existing drainage level of service for the open channel drainage network and where needed, identify drainage infrastructureimprovements to improve the drainage level of service.

HCFCD has entered into an interlocal agreement with the Lake Houston Redevelopment Authority (TIRZ 10) to partially fund this drainage study. In September 2019, engineering consultant Neel-Schaffer will begin a 9-month analysis of 32.3 miles of open channels within the greater Kingwood area.

Recent Action

August 13, 2019 - Harris County Commissioners Court authorized a $700,000 agreement with an engineering firm for engineering services in support of this project. Neel-Schaffer, Inc., in the amount of $700,000 for engineering services to identify flooding sources and develop potential flooding solutions in the Kingwood area in Precinct 4 (Map ID F-14, Project ID Z100-00-00-P027, UPIN 190900Z1P027).

June 25, 2019 – Harris County Commissioners Court authorized negotiations with an engineering firm to identify flooding sources and develop potential solutions in the Kingwood area.

June 4, 2019 – Harris County Commissioners Court authorized an agreement with the Lake Houston Redevelopment Authority/Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 10 to conduct an evaluation of channel capacities and possible improvements within Kingwood, with no Flood Control District funding required

March 26, 2019 – Harris Harris County Commissioners Court authorized negotiations with the Lake Houston Redevelopment Authority in support of this project

October 23, 2018  – Harris County Commissioners Court authorized and initiated this project