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New U.S. Geological Survey Report Offers New Inundation Maps And Flood Details

We learn from authors of a new report that say their findings on Harvey could offer key information for state and local officials.

The City of Houston’s Housing and Community Development Department  file photo shows a Houston neighborhood that the historic storm flooded in summer 2017.

A new report from the U.S. Geological Survey offers new inundation maps and flood details in the wake of Harvey. Kara Watson is a hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, and she spoke with Houston Matters’ Maggie Martin about the findings.