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Four SJRA Projects Advance in State Grant Process

2020-12-01T15:12:22-06:00December 1, 2020|Categories: Flood Management|

Flood mitigation projects to involve local partners San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) recently found out that the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) ranked four of its five proposed flood infrastructure projects as priorities for the 2020 [...]

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SJRA Applies for Five TWDB Grants

2020-08-04T12:22:14-05:00August 4, 2020|Categories: Flood Management|

Grants to aid in flood mitigation projects In June, San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) submitted five abridged applications to the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) for grants to aid in flood mitigation.  The grants are funded [...]

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Who Oversees Flood Control for MoCo? Part 4: SJRA-Developing FM Division

2020-02-26T14:57:27-06:00February 26, 2020|Categories: Flood Management|Tags: |

In the previous “Who Oversees Flood Control for Montgomery County?” blog posts, we noted there’s not a single entity that is in charge of flood planning and flood management for all of Montgomery County.  Just as significant—there’s [...]

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Who Oversees Flood Control for MoCo? Part 3: SJRA Efforts

2019-12-20T14:51:39-06:00December 16, 2019|Categories: Flood Management|

In the previous blog posts “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.  [...]

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Who Oversees Flood Control for MoCo? Part 2: Historical Planning Efforts

2019-12-17T10:08:17-06:00November 19, 2019|Categories: Flood Management|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

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Who Oversees Flood Control for Montgomery County?

2019-12-17T08:50:56-06:00November 5, 2019|Categories: Flood Management|Tags: |

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 [...]

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San Jacinto Regional Watershed Master Drainage Plan

2019-12-17T08:54:15-06:00October 17, 2019|Categories: Flood Management|Tags: , |

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 [...]

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Responsible Groundwater Management in Montgomery County Matters

2019-12-17T09:24:04-06:00September 16, 2019|Categories: Flood Management|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

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Seasonal Lake Lowering and other Short-Term Initiatives

2019-12-17T09:24:51-06:00September 16, 2019|Categories: Flood Management|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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