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SWG-2019-00446 - Howard Hughes Corporation - wetlands and waters adjacent to Cypress Creek - Harris County, Texas

USACE Galveston District
Published July 20, 2022
Expiration date: 8/19/2022

Public Notice          Project Plans          Alternative Analysis          Mitigation Plan

The applicant proposes to permanently impact 155.27 acres of waters of the United States adjacent to Cypress Creek by the discharge of an estimated 28,000 cubic yards of fill material during the development of a 4,954-acre Bridgeland West Master Planned Community.  The applicant proposes to discharge fill material to construct single and multi-family residential homes, commercial, office, and retail spaces, and light industrial complexes with the supporting infrastructure such as roadways, electrical, water, wastewater treatment, and stormwater drainage utilities, detention, and floodplain mitigation.  The applicant also proposes to excavate floodplain mitigation basins to contain the 100-year floodplain and generate fill to raise the elevation of the tract to be consistent with current county building codes.  Specifically, the applicant proposes to:

  • Permanently discharge fill material into 39 separate palustrine emergent (PEM) wetlands totally 110.22 acres
  • Permanently discharge fill material into 8 separate palustrine scrub/shrub (PSS) wetlands totaling 9.09 acres
  • Permanently discharge fill material into 10 separate palustrine forested (PFO) wetlands totaling 29.38 acres
  • Permanently discharge fill material into 6 separate palustrine unconsolidated bottom (PUB) ponds totally 6.59 acres