High water on White Oak Bayou at Studemont Street


Study Looks Into Issues Affecting How Communities Bounce Back From Floods

Posted on · How do economics, culture and geography affect a community's ability to bounce back after a flood? A research program at Texas A&M University at Galveston will study how different communities react after a natural disaster. The focus will be on Galveston County, but the hope is that the entire Gulf Coast will benefit.

the storm surge that breached the Peninsula bridge


Houston-Area Residents Protest Hurricane Plan

Posted on · A public meeting to gather input from Houston-area residents on various hurricane protection plans turned into a mini protest Tuesday with several attendees challenging a levee proposal that would leave some communities around Galveston Bay unprotected.