Projects & Studies

As of 05/15/2019

Recent Action: May 14, 2019 – Harris County Commissioners Court authorized a $400,000 agreement with an engineering firm to conduct a feasibility study in support of this project

Z-08 Preliminary Engineering for Large Diameter Tunnels for Stormwater Conveyance

Project Description

Preliminary engineering for implementation of large diameter tunnels to reduce the risk of flooding across Harris County.

Project Milestones

May 14, 2019 – Harris County Commissioners Court authorized a $400,000 agreement with an engineering firm to conduct a feasibility study in support of this project

April 30, 2019 – Harris County Commissioners Court authorized negotiations with an engineering firm for engineering and related consulting services in connection with a study of the feasibility of constructing large-diameter stormwater conveyance tunnels

February 26, 2019 – Harris County Commissioners Court authorized the Harris County Flood Control District to accept a $320,000 grant with a required match of $80,000 from the U.S. Department of Commerce in support of this project

June 26, 2018 -- Harris County Commissioners Court authorized the Harris County Flood Control District to apply for a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce in support of this project