Army Corps Considering Idea To Deepen Reservoirs In Houston

It’s one of multiple possibilities for hardening Houston’s main reservoirs.

By Travis BubenikMarch 21, 2018 10:41 am, ,

From Houston Public Media:

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is considering an idea to remove soil from Houston’s main reservoirs and expand the amount of water they can hold.

The Addicks and Barker Reservoirs filled to record levels during Hurricane Harvey, flooding nearby neighborhoods and contributing to downstream flooding.

In January, the Corps posted an online notice looking for people interested in doing the excavation work.

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