Addressing Chronic Flooding Issues Along the Texas Coastline

A confluence of environmental factors near the Gulf of Mexico contributes to persistent, severe flooding along the Texas coast. WSP is helping to reduce or eliminate the impacts.
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When Hurricane Harvey stalled over Houston, it caused massive flooding and submerged many of the city’s roads and freeways.
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A view of an impassable, submerged roads caused by Hurricane Harvey in August 2017, as seen from Eldridge, Texas (west of Houston) looking north.

Author

Alem Gebriel
Texas water resources technical lead, WSP USA
United States