ÒShe will not leave my side. She has to go through this process with me,Ó Linda Bonner said about her granddaughter, Gaige-Lyn Gray, in Channelview. BonnerÕs house flooded and started sliding into a sinkhole. She lives near the San Jacinto River Waste Pits and has no plans to rebuild her home of nearly 40 years. … [Read more...] about What is the right height for homes in Houston’s floodplains?
While some people would rather forget Hurricane Harvey, more than a few Texans are opting for a more permanent reminder that a hurricane can't wash away. Showing Texas pride via a tattoo is not a new thing by any means, but since Texas endured the devastation of Harvey more people are getting Texas-related tattoos. … [Read more...] about It doesn’t take a Harvey-style deluge to flood Houston
The nine houses -- most of them in Meyerland -- are in line to be elevated thanks to 2015 grant funding the Federal Emergency Management Agency allocated to elevate 42 city homes. … [Read more...] about Council approves 9 southwest Houston home elevations
“(The study) was designed to enable more development in the Katy Prairie. A different reservoir, in the same area but with very different design goals, could be of real benefit to Cypress Creek, which has significant flooding issues,” the report states. … [Read more...] about Chart: How inadequate flood funding has left many Houston watersheds behind
The suit targeted only Towers' work for the firefighters' pension fund, but the city as part of the settlement agreed to dismiss that case and not to sue Towers over its work for the police or municipal workers' pension funds during the same period. Towers' actuarial reports were commissioned by the worker-controlled pension boards; the city did not seek second opinions on Towers' projections. … [Read more...] about Houston council approves $40M pension settlement