Category Archives: Engineering

Slate Covers the Pine Crest Mess

And the Waters Will Prevail What if Houston’s survival depends not just on withstanding a flood, but on giving in …Read the Rest

From the Wall Street Journal: After Harvey, Houston Hopes to Boost Flood Defenses With $2.5 Billion Bond

By: Dan Frosch Aug. 5, 2018 8:00 a.m. ET A man carries salvaged food from his flooded two story home …Read the Rest

Memorial Drive Reconstruction

Memorial Drive Reconstruction

Per the request of area residents, beginning May 5th, 2015, TIRZ 17  opened a 30 day public comment period ending …Read the Rest

SN Alliance Chapter 9 Talking Points for April 1, 2014 TTI meeting

Update 11/6/14: Chapter 9 released The Public Works and Engineering Department has released the long awaited Chapter 9 revisions of …Read the Rest

Chapter 9 Revision Review

Update (3/29/14) CM Larry Green has put Chapter 9 on his Agenda for the TTI Committee meeting on Tuesday April …Read the Rest

Chapter 42 was passed

Chapter 42 of the City of Houston, Code of Ordinances passed as proposed by the Mayor’s administration with minor amendments …Read the Rest

A final Chapter 42 editorial

On Wednesday April 24, 2013, the Houston City Council will vote on Chapter 42.  Citizens will have one last opportunity …Read the Rest

Examiner article about Jim Blackburn’s presentation

Memorial Examiner article about Jim Blackburn’s presentation. “A combination of actions by governmental entities and developers have exacerbated flooding problems …Read the Rest

Jim Blackburn’s PowerPoint March 20th

This is the link to Jim Blackburn’s PowerPoint presentation from the MCDDC Annual Meeting on March 20th.  Several new slides …Read the Rest

Collusion or Incompetence–Flooding in West Houston

Collusion or Incompetence–Flooding in West Houston On March 20th, at the Fourth Annual Meeting of the Memorial City District Drainage …Read the Rest

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