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New Flood Control Projects Take Shape Bookmark

The Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) recently began construction on a $13.3 million maintenance project that includes removing sediment and making priority repairs on a portion of Horsepen Creek, located in Precinct 4 in the Addicks Reservoir watershed. Construction began in mid-March on Horsepen Creek and is expected to take several months to complete. Future project sites include Langham Creek, Bear Creek, and a Langham Creek tributary east of Bear Creek Village. The project is part

Cypresswood Annex Repairs Progressing Bookmark

Repairs are progressing on a Harris County service building shared by the Precinct 4 Constable’s Office, Harris County Sheriff’s Office, the tax assessor-collector's office, and Justice of the Peace Court Precinct 4, Place 1. The Cypresswood annex, located at 6831 Cypresswood Drive in Spring, has been closed since August after being damaged by several feet of water during Hurricane Harvey. The Precinct 4’s Constable’s Office section was the first to be repaired, and is now in use by officers and administrative staff.

Harris County Flood Control District Targets Post-Harvey Stormwater Channel Blockages Bookmark

Harris County Flood Control District Targets Post-Harvey Stormwater Channel Blockages
Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) continues to remove debris clogging Harris County’s 22 watersheds more than six months after Hurricane Harvey. During the storm, more than a trillion gallons of stormwater washed through Harris County’s bayou system, leaving it clogged with storm debris and reducing drainage. HCFCD has found objects as large as refrigerators and automobiles in local waterways. So far, HCFCD has removed about 101,000 cubic yards