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  • USACE Galveston District and Harris County Flood Control District announce additional funds, schedule extension for BBTRS

    The Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District and the Harris County Flood Control District jointly announce the approval of additional funds and a schedule extension for the Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries Resiliency Study (BBTRS). The approval provides an additional $1.8 million in federal funds and extends the study for an additional 26 months, bringing the total federal funding to $7.8 million with a scheduled completion date of December 10, 2023.
  • Harris County Flood Control District signs Addicks and Barker resiliency study agreement

    The Harris County Flood Control District signed an agreement today to partner with the Galveston District Corps of Engineers to begin a three-year comprehensive resiliency study. Resiliency engineers will evaluate and recommend projects and operational changes to improve the effectiveness of the Addicks and Barker reservoirs in reducing flood risks upstream and downstream of the structures.
  • PUBLIC SAFETY UPDATE II: Officials monitor Addicks and Barker dams and reservoirs

    HOUSTON (April 18, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District staff is anticipating several roads to be inundated with water in the Addicks and Barker dams and reservoirs, to include State Highway 6, Eldridge, Barker-Cypress and Clay roads as well as Westheimer Parkway along with additional minor roads in both reservoirs.
  • PUBLIC SAFETY UPDATE: Officials monitor Addicks and Barker dams and reservoirs

    HOUSTON (April 18, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District and its partners, Harris County Flood Control District, Harris County Precinct 3, Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management, the Fort Bend County Emergency Operations Center, the City of Houston and the Texas Department of Transportation, continue to monitor roads located near the Addicks and Barker dams due to inclement weather. Officials are warning motorists to anticipate State Hwy 6, Westheimer Parkway in the Barker Reservoir, Eldridge Parkway and Clay Road to be under water at some point today as a result of the rising reservoir pools.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers monitors Addicks and Barker dams and reservoirs

    HOUSTON (April 18, 2016) – 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.

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