Flood Control

Golf Course as Flood Fix? 200 Houston Acres Could Have Been Condos, Thank God They Weren’t

By Candy Evans / November 17, 2017 / 0 Comments

This is a must-read for anyone with a little real estate in their blood, and it is very interesting as a reference to anyone living near the Golf Club of Dallas (formerly the Oak Cliff Country Club). Basic story: 200 acre golf course in a coastal community 30 miles southeast of Houston saved about 150 […]

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What Would a Major Flood Look Like At Your House?

By Bethany Erickson / September 8, 2017 / 0 Comments
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As the devastation Hurricane Harvey wrought two weeks ago becomes devastatingly clearer and flood waters slowly recede, many have asked: What would a similar flood look like in my neighborhood?   And could something like this happen in Dallas?

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Water, Water Everywhere: Dallas Needs Engineering, Political Will To Combat Flooding

By Jon Anderson / June 6, 2017 / 1 Comment

If you forgot Dallas’ torrential weekend rains, Monday’s return certainly brought those memories … flooding back. What’s up with that?  It’s not like rain is something new to Dallas.  Sure, depending on whether your beliefs are fact- or fiction-based, climate change may be making rains heavier, but we’ve always had deluge-type rain (when we’re not […]

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