Designed to reduce the risk of flooding, the Brays Bayou Flood Damage Reduction Project, today known as Project Brays, is a cooperative effort between the Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) that also incorporates local initiatives. Benefiting thousands of residents and businesses along Brays Bayou, Project Brays is the largest, most significant flood damage reduction initiative ever to be managed by HCFCD.
Currently, there are six Levitt music venues across the country, each offering more than 50 free concerts every year featuring acclaimed artists in all music genres. More than half a million people experience the joy of Levitt every year. Families, friends and neighbors of all ages and backgrounds gather to mingle, relax or dance in Levitt’s beautiful green settings. The Houston Levitt Pavilion is anticipated for 2020.
During the 2016-17 tree planting season, which runs from October 2016 through March 2017, the Flood Control District planted approximately 4,445 native trees at Willow Waterhole Stormwater Detention Basin, formally identified as HCFCD Units D512-01-00, in southern Harris County.
The Student Council at Westbury High School has been awarded a Youth Leadership Enrichment and Development (LEAD) grant of $20,000 from Cheniere Energy. The Student Council wanted to work on a project near the school that would benefit the environment, students, and the surrounding community. They have chosen a project to build a pier at the Willow Waterhole Greenway to be used for fishing, kayak/canoe launching, and environmental sampling
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We are currently hosting community meetings to discuss the dog park. More information coming soon.