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Construction to start soon on Inwood Forest flood-mitigation project in Northwest Houston

Posted on · Federal hazard mitigation funding is being used to convert an old golf course into 12 interconnected detention basins, which are expected to reduce flooding risks for more than 4,400 nearby residential and commercial structures.

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The slow process of disaster recovery, five years after Harvey (Aug. 24, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday’s show: We break down the latest developments in the world of poltics. Then we discuss flood mitigation efforts five years after Harvey and reflect on the slow pace of recovery from such a disaster.

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Checking in on Harvey recovery, five years later (Aug. 23, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Five years after Hurricane Harvey we discuss what's been done to recover from the storm, how architecture and design could play a role in preventing flooding, and whether home buyouts after flood events truly work.

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Lessons from Harvey 5 years later (Aug. 22, 2022)

Posted on · On Monday's show: We begin a week of discussions marking the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Harvey by examining what still needs to be done to prevent another great flood and reflecting on lessons learned from the disaster with Jeff Lindner, the man who was the face of much of the events.

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Funding for flood mitigation, the week in politics, and making workplaces more accessible (Feb. 16, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Why Mayor Sylvester Turner and other city officials showed up for public comment at an H-GAC board meeting, the week in politics, and making workplaces more accessible for the disabled.