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  • General Land Office, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Release Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Feasibility Study Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement

    AUSTIN, Texas (October 26, 2018) – Today The Texas General Land Office (GLO) and the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announce the release of the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Study Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement, a milestone in the effort to reduce the risk along the Texas coast from dangerous storm surges and other threats. Since 2015, GLO and USACE have worked cooperatively on a first-of-its-kind feasibility study formulating risk reduction solutions to address coastal storm risks to the vast and important Texas coastline. A copy of the report can be downloaded here http://coastalstudy.texas.gov/.
  • Fort Bend County partners with USACE to study Brazos River erosion

    GALVESTON, Texas (Oct. 18, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, and Fort Bend County have signed an agreement for a feasibility study that will investigate erosion flood risks along the Brazos River. The purpose of the Feasibility study is to ensure the protection of infrastructure, such as roads, levees and buildings from erosion.
  • 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.