Who oversees flood control for MoCo? Part 2: Historical Planning Efforts

In Part One of “Who Oversees Flood Control for Montgomery County?” we noted that unfortunately there’s not a single entity that is in charge of flood planning and flood management for all of Montgomery County.  Just [...]

2019-11-19T13:42:41-06:00November 19, 2019|Categories: Flood Management|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Who oversees flood control for MoCo? Part 2: Historical Planning Efforts

Who Oversees Flood Control for Montgomery County?

Concerns about lack of flood mitigation in Montgomery County are in the news again. “Montgomery County commissioners respond to accusation of lack of flood mitigation efforts” The Courier, October 25, 2019 “Montgomery County commissioners respond to [...]

2019-11-05T08:40:54-06:00November 5, 2019|Categories: Flood Management|Tags: |Comments Off on Who Oversees Flood Control for Montgomery County?

Resiliency of the Woodlands Division

By: Chris Meeks, San Jacinto River Authority Woodlands Division Manager Resilience…Webster’s Dictionary defines resilience as an ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change.  As a Utility Manager for a water and wastewater [...]

2019-11-01T09:33:59-05:00November 1, 2019|Categories: Woodlands|Tags: |Comments Off on Resiliency of the Woodlands Division

SJRA Highlands Division: Serving the community 24/7

By: Kimberly Wright, Highlands Division Manager In the early 1940’s, the Federal Works Agency built an extensive canal system and pumping station in east Harris County.  Water was delivered to Humble Oil and Refining’s Baytown refinery, [...]

2019-10-29T08:58:16-05:00October 29, 2019|Categories: Highlands|Tags: , |Comments Off on SJRA Highlands Division: Serving the community 24/7

San Jacinto Regional Watershed Master Drainage Plan

SJRA and three other local partners (Harris County Flood Control District, Montgomery County, and the City of Houston) are diligently working on the San Jacinto Regional Watershed Master Drainage Plan (SJMDP).  The SJMDP is a comprehensive [...]

2019-10-17T09:11:05-05:00October 17, 2019|Categories: Flood Management|Tags: , |Comments Off on San Jacinto Regional Watershed Master Drainage Plan

SJRA’s Support of Galveston Bay Estuary Program

By: Shane Simpson, Lake Conroe Division. SJRA has a long history of involvement and direct support for various external efforts in the San Jacinto    River Basin related to water resources management.  One of these important [...]

2019-09-16T16:32:36-05:00September 16, 2019|Categories: Lake Conroe|Tags: , |Comments Off on SJRA’s Support of Galveston Bay Estuary Program

Oldest SJRA System Requires Many Talents to Maintain Operations

By: Kim Wright, Highlands Division Manager. Since the late 1940’s, the Highlands Division staff has been charged with operating and maintaining approximately 30-miles of a Raw Water System, including canals, levees, pump stations, 50+ siphons, and [...]

2019-09-16T16:12:35-05:00September 16, 2019|Categories: Highlands|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Oldest SJRA System Requires Many Talents to Maintain Operations
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