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How to Slow Down Flood Waters Before They Ever Get to Houston

With all the flooding the Houston region has experienced recently, News 88.7 continues to investigate what might be making flooding worse and what might help mitigate flood damage in the future. Energy and environment reporter Dave Fehling has the latest on one effort — a way to slow down flood waters before they ever get […]

Flood Flooding Berm Katy Prairie - Dave FehlingWith all the flooding the Houston region has experienced recently, News 88.7 continues to investigate what might be making flooding worse and what might help mitigate flood damage in the future.

Energy and environment reporter Dave Fehling has the latest on one effort — a way to slow down flood waters before they ever get to Houston.

(Above: A berm several feet tall holds back water at land preserved by the Katy Prairie Conservancy. Photo: Dave Fehling, News 88.7.)

MORE: Leaving Land Alone To Hold Floodwater West Of Houston (News 88.7, May 31, 2016)

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