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Flood Control Tunnels in Harris County? Bookmark

Flood Control Tunnels in Harris County?
Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) has long relied on its abundance of bayous, basins, and reservoirs to control flooding across the county. In the wake of multiple, countywide flood events within the last three years, new flood control options may be on the table. Most recently, Harris County Commissioners Court members gave approval for Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) to begin exploring the feasibility of constructing underground stormwater conveyance tunnels.

Warm, Wet Weather Brings Out Mosquitoes Bookmark

Warm, Wet Weather Brings Out Mosquitoes
It’s a scenario most Texans can relate to. After a long, rainy winter, you step outside to balmy weather, chirping birds, and spring flowers. As images of picnics, pool parties, and woodland hikes run through your mind, you suddenly hear it: a buzzing near your ear. Before you have a chance to slap it away, a dozen mosquitoes take turns dive bombing your exposed skin. Don’t let mosquitoes ruin your summer. Besides being an annoyance, mosquitoes can spread diseases, such as West Nile, St. Louis encephalitis, malaria, dengue fever, Chikungunya, and Zika. Being proactive now may save you and your loved ones from health complications in the future.

Townsen Park and Ride Trail Benefits Kingwood Residents Bookmark

City of Houston residents have long enjoyed the ability to hop on a bike and catch a bus to locations across the city. One day, Kingwood residents may have a similar opportunity. Precinct 4 is planning a new one-mile hike and bike trail that would connect Kingwood residents to the Townsen Park-n-Ride and the Spring Creek Greenway, which extends more than 13 miles along the greenway.