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FEMA approves funding for Houston flood-mitigation facility

​​​HOUSTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved funding for The Inwood Forest Flood Mitigation Project.​

The project will convert the former Inwood F​​​​​​orest Golf Course into a flood-mitigation facility.

The $55.3 million project will include 12 detention basins that will hold about 1,300 acre-ft of water.

The city and Harris County Flood Control will contribute $15.8 million. FEMA will contribute $39.5 million through its Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.

Completion is slated for first quarter 2025. 

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​Source: Houston Business Journal​


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