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SWG-2016-01027 - Dow Chemical Company - between Brazos River and Oyster Creek - Brazoria County, Texas

Published March 29, 2018
Expiration date: 6/2/2018

Full Public Notice           Project Plans          Ecological Baseline          Mitigation Plans          Alternative Analysis

The public notice period has been extended until June 2, 2018.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  The proposed Project would provide additional water storage capacity by constructing an off-channel (upland) reservoir and associated infrastructure located immediately north of the existing Harris Reservoir site.  The off-channel reservoir would include a 1,929-acre impoundment with a nominal storage capacity of 50,000 acre-feet, an intake and pump station to divert Dow’s existing surface water rights from the Brazos River, an outlet to Oyster Creek and an emergency spillway.  The Project also includes floodplain enhancements in Oyster Creek, stream restoration and temporary construction staging and laydown areas.