Posted on · Episode: 2568 Detention basins: where engineering, conservation, and myriad birds converge. Today, engineering and birds.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: What Houston-area representatives said during the impeachment proceedings, the secondary benefits of flood control projects, and what the new legislative session might mean for the oil and gas industry.
Posted on · The 132-acre garden opens today amid a growing movement to create more green spaces for entertainment, conservation, and storm water management throughout Houston.
Posted on · Proposition 8 would inaugurate a fund to provide Harvey relief, as well as ongoing flood control and mitigation to deal with future disasters.
Posted on · With the damage from Hurricane Harvey in mind, lawmakers approved two bills aimed at better preparing the state for natural disasters.
Posted on · The cases could have implications for who's liable for the damage from future storms.
Posted on · The Greater Houston Partnership, like Governor Greg Abbott, has named disaster recovery one of its top priorities for the 2019 Texas Legislature.
Posted on · Some worry the industry made Hurricane Harvey's destruction worse, a claim the industry disputes.
Posted on · A study from Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research analyzed what changes need to be made for cities and counties to grow sustainably.
Posted on · Republican Congressman John Culberson is pushing back against accusations by his Democratic rival, Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, that he neglected flood control in the years before Harvey.
Posted on · The Greater Houston Partnership estimates that completing all the projects needed to secure the county’s watersheds would cost $30 billion.
Posted on · A new report lays out recommendations for dealing with flooding in the post-Harvey era.
Posted on · What we're following at Houston Public Media today
Posted on · If voters approve the bond, the bulk of the money would go to “local” projects – those for which the county will get no federal or state matching funds.
Posted on · The San Jacinto River Authority and the City of Houston are temporarily reducing the level of water in Lake Conroe, as part of a project to reduce flood risks on the river.