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Issue 30
August 2023

Flood Control District hosts site tour in Halls Bayou

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Dr. Petersen joined State Representative Armando Walle, Harris County Precinct 1 Commissioner Rodney Ellis, Harris County Precinct 2 Commissioner Adrian Garcia, media and other stakeholders on a site tour to learn more about the Halls Bayou Implementation Plan and the future Isom Stormwater Detention Basin.

Check out the video above for highlights.

Scott Elmer speaks at Underground Construction Technology Association luncheon

Scott Elmer, Chief of Partnerships and Programs, spoke to the Underground Construction Technology Association (UTCA) - Gulf Coast Texas Chapter during a recent luncheon. He highlighted background on the Flood Control District and the feasibility study around large-diameter stormwater conveyance tunnels that is currently underway.

The purpose of the UCTA is to promote education; training; research and development; information concerning traditional, trenchless and rehabilitation technology; and to promote the use of these technologies.

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Ataul Hannan gives MAAPNext update at Texas Hurricane Center for Innovative Technology Conference