Cypress Creek texas

New Rules Now in Effect for Developing in the Addicks, Barker and Cypress Creek Watersheds

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Cypress Creek texasAfter many months of negotiating and working with GHBA, West Houston Association and ACEC, the Harris County Flood Control District has now released the “Supplemental Guidelines and Criteria for Developing in the Addicks Reservoir Watershed, Barker Reservoir Watershed and the Cypress Creek Watershed Upstream Of US 290.

These new guidelines address four main areas:

  • Management of overflow water coming from the Cypress Creek watershed. (Cypress Creek Overflow)
  • New retention policy and areas affected
  • Revised Site-Runoff Curve equations for detention calculations in the Upper Cypress Creek Watershed
  • Revised minimum detention requirements within the Upper Cypress Creek Watershed
Download the Guidelines