IN-DEPTH: CAN HOUSTON APPLY NEW YORK’S BIG THINKING ON FLOOD PROJECTS?

Houston Public Media: The impact of Hurricane Harvey served as a catalyst to rethink how Houston lives with flooding. But, can resilient design and protective infrastructure also be aesthetically pleasing? Or even become a city’s attraction?

Hurricane Harvey dumped approximately 30,000 cubic yards of silt onto Buffalo Bayou Park; that’s comparable to about nine Olympic-sized swimming pools. It uprooted hundreds of the park’s trees, and its floodwaters even reached a record 38.7 feet, at the Shepherd Drive Bridge. Read more here>>

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