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: , |0 Comments

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

Conserving Groundwater with Regional Partners

Rate Adjustment Tied to Groundwater Regulation Uncertainty By:  Heather Ramsey Cook, Director of Communications and Public Affairs Created in 1937 by a special act of the Texas Legislature, the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) is one [...]

2019-09-16T16:33:22-05:00September 16, 2019|Categories: GRP|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Conserving Groundwater with Regional Partners

A Boating Safety Refresher-July, 2019

By: David Sidney, Lake Conroe Division. Thousands—if not hundreds of thousands—of people will visit Lake Conroe during the next few months.  Whether for a summer vacation or weekend getaway, Montgomery County’s largest recreational lake provides many [...]

2019-09-16T16:19:16-05:00September 16, 2019|Categories: Lake Conroe|Tags: , , |Comments Off on A Boating Safety Refresher-July, 2019

Responsible Groundwater Management in Montgomery County Matters

By:  Heather Ramsey Cook, Director of Communications and Public Affairs. The problems associated with pumping too much water too quickly from the aquifers in our region are well-documented.  For over 50 years, utilities in Harris and [...]

2019-09-16T16:33:53-05:00September 16, 2019|Categories: Flood Management|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Responsible Groundwater Management in Montgomery County Matters

Seasonal Lake Lowering and other Short-Term Initiatives

By: Briana Gallagher, Flood Management Division. It’s almost been two years since Hurricane Harvey hit Texas. It was not only the worst storm experienced by Texans, but the worst storm recorded in U.S. history.  Hurricane Harvey [...]

2019-09-16T16:34:33-05:00September 16, 2019|Categories: Flood Management|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Seasonal Lake Lowering and other Short-Term Initiatives
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