Houston Mayor Pro Tem Dave Martin would like to make residents aware the Lower Clear Creek and Dickinson Bayou Watershed Study will host a series of public meetings in February and March to encourage public participation and feedback regarding the first of three phases in the Study. Residents are encouraged to attend any one of the four public meetings below to provide input, engage in one-on-one discussion, and ask questions regarding the first of three phases of the Study.
Public meetings will be held on the following dates:
In August 2017, Hurricane Harvey struck the Texas coast, bringing a historic amount of rainfall to the Houston region. The storm produced never-before-seen precipitation depths to Galveston, Harris, and Brazoria Counties. As was the case with most of the watersheds in the region, Clear Creek and Dickinson Bayous experienced widespread flooding, which resulted in significant flood damages.
The purpose of the Lower Clear Creek and Dickinson Bayou Watershed Study is to develop a comprehensive flood mitigation plan for the Lower Clear Creek and Dickinson Bayou watersheds, including identification of vulnerabilities in the watersheds and development and refinement of concepts to reduce flood risks.
During each meeting, Study team representatives will present study updates, the history of the Clear Creek and Dickinson Bayou watersheds, and study information. The public is invited to participate and further discuss the impact the Study will have on them and their communities. The meeting materials and format will be the same at all four meetings. Informational displays will be available for viewing, and Study Team representatives will provide information and answer questions. No formal presentations will be made.
Comments will be accepted at the public meetings and throughout the duration of the Study. All comments regarding Phase 1 Study findings should be submitted or postmarked by March 20, 2020, to be considered in Phase 2 of the Study. Written comments may be mailed to the Lower Clear Creek and Dickinson Bayou Watershed Study Community Engagement Team at 2500 Summer Street, Suite 1130, Houston, Texas 77007 or emailed to LCCDB@Leaguecitytx.gov.