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Flooding at the Forefront

Although much of Houston was upgraded in the 1960’s to handle 8 inches of rain over 24 hours, some areas of the City are still only equipped for 4-inch rain events. The current mapped floodplains are shown below. The 100-year floodplain represents those areas having a 1% chance of flooding in any given year. Keep in mind that some of our communities are located in the 100-year floodplain.

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