Posted on · Houston officials explain how area streets and bridges are inspected and when they’re shut down.
Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We discuss proposed new regulations for construction within Houston's floodplains. We learn about the plight of African Americans in the South after the dissolution of the Confederacy. We visit the massive Girl Scout Cookie drop. And we find people playing hockey in Greater Houston.
Posted on · More than 1000 homeowners will be notified this month
Posted on · The City of Houston's Department of Public Works and Engineering will replace valves at the Southwest Water Station
Posted on · Last week Houston saw some flooding. Thankfully it wasn't quite as bad as predicted, but that's not to say we're out of danger for the year. Hurricane season is right around the corner, and the city's flat landscape means flooding, drainage and mitigating water are always top of mind for some people — especially those […]
Posted on · Eight dead in Houston, millions of dollars in damages — by now we all know how the Memorial Day rains affected the region, and while we can't stop the rain, some argue we could do more to mitigate the results. Kriston Capps is a staff writer for CityLab, a division of The Atlantic. In a […]
Posted on · Montrose residents areÂ petitioning the cityÂ to address that neighborhoodâs deteriorating sidewalks. TheÂ Montrose Sidewalk CoalitionÂ says cracked sidewalks pose a danger â theyâd like the city to offer a plan to the public to address the state of their sidewalks and ensure safety and access. There’s just one problem: according to city law, property […]
Posted on · One weekend just a few weeks back, hundreds of Houston residents complained about the taste and smell of their tap water. The City of Houston said the odor and taste was a result of increased levels of naturally-occurring compounds in untreated surface water supplies. The Public Works Departments said, despite the unappealing taste and odor, […]
Posted on · It seems like every time thereâs even moderately heavy rain here in Houston, we experience some measure of flooding. Thatâs to be expected when you live in a very flat city thatâs only 43 feet above sea level. Still, while flooding may not be preventable, there may be steps to take to mitigate it. Today […]