US Army Corps of Engineers
Galveston District Website Website

News Releases by Month

Results:
Tag: flood risk management
Clear
  • Brazos River Fort Bend flood risk management feasibility study recommends no federal action

    GALVESTON, Texas – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District announced today that it has completed the Brazos River Fort Bend Flood Risk Management Feasibility Study and is recommending that no federal action be taken.
  • Corps Issues Notice of Intent for Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries Resiliency Study

    HOUSTON—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has filed a Notice of Intent (NOI) in the Federal Register informing the public it formally plans to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Feasibility Report for the Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries Resiliency Study. The EIS will assess the likely social, economic and environmental effects of a range of potential alternative plans that would reduce the risk of flooding along Buffalo Bayou and its tributaries, both upstream and downstream of Addicks and Barker dams, in Harris and Fort Bend Counties, Texas. The EIS will also evaluate the impacts of potential alternatives that address dam safety concerns at Addicks and Barker dams.
  • Corps to host public scoping meetings for Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries Resiliency Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will host five public scoping meetings starting April 30 to inform the public about the Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries Resiliency Study (BBTRS) and to seek input from the public on the study scope, potential alternatives that should be considered, and environmental resources of concern.
  • Addicks Dam reaches construction milestone

    GALVESTON, Texas (March 7, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District staff announced today that the earthen cofferdam was completed – a major milestone for the Addicks Dam construction project.
  • District launches Houston area flood risk data online tool

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 1, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District launched a web-based tool today, called the Metropolitan Houston Regional Watershed and Waterway Flood Risk Management Systems Performance Evaluation, to inform users about local flooding events and provide updates regarding the district’s flood risk management system capabilities.
  • Addicks and Barker construction update

    GALVESTON, Texas (Oct. 29, 2015) – In the coming days, the public can expect to see construction impacts to the hike and bike trail system located at both the Addicks and Barker dams and reservoirs in Houston.
  • USACE Galveston District awards $1.57 million contract for Addicks and Barker maintenance

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sept. 5, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $1, 575,599 to Easky Construction for maintenance repair work at the Addicks and Barker reservoirs and dams, located in southeast Texas in the San Jacinto River basin approximately 17 miles west of downtown Houston.
  • What is the USACE Galveston District’s Flood Risk Management Program?

    GALVESTON, Texas (June 6, 2013) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Flood Risk Management Program (FRMP) was established in 2006 to provide current and accurate flood risk and floodplain information to the public and decision makers at the national, regional, state and local levels.
  • USACE Galveston District monitors Addicks and Barker dams and reservoirs

    HOUSTON (July 13, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is closely monitoring the Addicks and Barker dams and reservoirs in West Houston as part of stage one of an extended watch that calls for an increased surveillance of the flood risk management structures.
  • USACE to host public workshops and NEPA scoping meetings in conjunction with Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay, Texas, Study

    GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 10, 2012) –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, and Texas General Land Office along with their regional county partners, are seeking individuals, groups or organizations interested in participating in public workshops for the purpose of gathering ideas for hurricane / tropical storm damage reduction, flood risk management, and ecosystem restoration in Orange, Jefferson, Chambers, Galveston, Harris, and Brazoria counties.