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Jersey Meadows Detention Basin Receives Award Bookmark

Jersey Meadows Detention Basin Receives Award
A Jersey Village detention basin that blends natural flood control with recreation is serving as a model for sustainable development across the county. The Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD), in partnership with Harris County Precinct 4 and the City of Jersey Village, completed the Jersey Meadows Stormwater Detention Basin in 2014 with a goal of reducing flood risk to residents along White Oak Bayou in northwest Harris County. In December, the West Houston Association, a nonprofit dedicated to

Commissioners Court Approves New Regulations Bookmark

Commissioners Court Approves New Regulations
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Harris County Commissioners Court unanimously approved stricter building code regulations for new homes built within the floodplain. The regulations, which go into effect Jan. 1, require all-new construction in the 100-year floodplain to be built at least 24 inches above the 500-year floodplain elevation. Structures in the floodway must be built at least 36 inches above the 500-year floodplain elevation. Previously, Harris County mandated that structures in the 100-year floodplain

Honoring Harvey's Heroes Bookmark

We’re proud of our Hurricane Harvey heroes! Recently, we had the chance to show them off during the Tomball Chamber of Commerce’s annual holiday parade. This year’s theme, “Texas Strong: Honoring Harvey’s Heroes,” recognized public officials, emergency responders, county employees, and countless other volunteers who worked through Hurricane Harvey. Grand Marshal's included Harris County Judge Ed Emmett, Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Precinct 4 Commissioner R. Jack Cagle, Precinct 4 employees, the Precinct 4 Constable’s Office, City of Tomball, and the Texas National Guard.