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How To Avoid Future Houston Flooding Crises? Build Higher And Away From Bayous

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Flooding damage in Northwest Houston. District A’s Houston City Council Member Brenda Stardig rode along with HPD’s Air Support Division in a helicopter.

This week’s historic floods were the latest in a number of recent high-water events in Greater Houston.

So what can be done to avoid future floods?

News 88.7’s Florian Martin sat down with Professor Sam Brody, director of the Center for Texas Beaches and Shores at Texas A&M University at Galveston, who has studied the issue.