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County Commissioners Hold Emergency Meeting To Discuss Harvey Recovery

Posted on · Harris County Commissioners held an emergency meeting Friday to discuss recovery efforts in the wake of Harvey. We learn what commissioners discussed and about the most immediate needs for the region right now.

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

Posted on · 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 […]

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Texas Has Thousands of Bad Dams, Two In Houston Deemed ‘Extremely High Risk’

Posted on · As Houston Public Media reported last month, work is now under way to repair two dams that hold back storm water on the west side of Houston. We wanted to know why some experts say the dams are the most critical flood protection Houston has and why a failure could mean catastrophic damage to thousands […]