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Drainage Reuse Initiative Moves Forward Bookmark

Harris County Precinct 4 is exploring a new flood control initiative that will allow the county to save and reuse excess water in times of drought. Commissioners Court and Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) launched phase one of the Drainage Reuse Initiative earlier in the year to illustrate the pros and cons of the technology. Phase 2 of the study will focus on locating two pilot locations to begin testing the technology. The initiative will help fight subsidence, which is the sinking of land caused

Capital Improvement Projects Update: Gosling Road Bookmark

Residents traveling along Gosling Road to the Grand Parkway may soon have a faster commute. All lanes along Gosling Road are now open except for one-lane closures between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. while construction on drainage projects continues. Last year, Harris County Precinct 4 began an $8.68-million project to widen Gosling Road from two to five lanes with drainage between Spring Stuebner Road and the Grand Parkway and expand the area between the Grand Parkway and Mossy Oaks to four lanes. Long-term plans

Most Devastating Hurricane Season on Record Ends Bookmark

Local officials are breathing a sigh of relief as the most destructive hurricane season on record ends. Three major hurricanes, Harvey, Irma, and Maria, carved a path of destruction across southeast Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico. Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Central Texas Coast as a Category 4 storm late Friday, Aug. 25 and meandered east to Harris County, where it stalled. By then, the storm had downgraded to a tropical storm that brought more than 50 inches of rain, the highest amount in United States history, and