Harris County gets $4.5 billion for flood-control projectsHarris County gets $4.5 billion for flood-control projectshttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=205762018-07-10T05:00:00Z2018-07-10T15:00:00Z

​​​HARRIS COUNTY – The county has been awarded $4.5 billion in federal funds for flood prevention projects. 

The funds will be allocated to:

  • Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management and Ecosystem Restoration Project, $4 billion;

  • Clear Creek, $295 million;

  • Brays Bayou, $75 million;

  • Hunting Bayou, $65 million;

  • White Oak Bayou, $45 million; and

  • Buffalo Bayou and tributaries, $1.4 million. 

About $14 million will be used to study future flood-control projects along the Buffalo Bayou and tributaries, Brazos River, Texas coast, and more.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently approved $5 billion of funding ​for a Texas hurricane recovery plan.  ​​

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