If a Harvey-like Hurricane struck just north of downtown, the River Walk could turn into a “bath tub,” according to the San Antonio River Authority.
Revisions to San Antonio’s impervious cover policies will likely add to the longstanding contention between developers and environmentalists.
Even after Hurricane Harvey, the best efforts by Harris County officials to purchase the most flood-prone homes won’t make a dent in the larger problem — worsening flooding, and a buyout program that can’t keep up.
The model shows a direct hit by a hurricane like Harvey would cause flooding that would breach the Olmos Dam and inundate parts of U.S. Highway 281.
Many of the HUD waivers allow for an expedited recovery process but some are concerned the waivers could take away important feedback opportunities.
Straus assigned nearly every House committee at least one issue related to Hurricane Harvey to research in addition to topics normally under their oversight.
Some state lawmakers have described the monster storm as a missed opportunity to prepare for the next drought.
Domingo has earned 12 Grammy and two Emmy Awards, conducted more than 500 performances worldwide, and sang in every important opera house in the world.
Between the federal government, the Red Cross and private charities, billions of dollars will be spent to help Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas. The Tribune is tracking how it’s spent.
Amid the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, Geekdom co-founder Nick Longo has been handing out debit gift cards to people in need in Aransas Pass.