League City drainage studies almost complete

The six drainage studies being conducted in nine League City neighborhoods after Hurricane Harvey are almost complete, and officials hope they help better prepare the city for future floods, according to a press release.

"Final reports will provide an analysis of the flooding and drainage issues in each neighborhood along with suggested solutions to mitigate future flooding," the release states.

LAN Engineering will publicly present a report about the Oaks of Clear Creek drainage study at 5 p.m. Tuesday at League City Hall, 300 W. Walker St.

Residents can learn about the drainage studies at a meeting from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 6, at the Johnnie Arolfo Civic Center, 400 W. Walker St. The meeting will discuss the following subdivisions:

  • Brittany Bay

  • Cedar Landing

  • Clear Creek Heights

  • Clear Creek Meadows

  • Country Side

  • Ellis Landing

  • Hidden Oaks

  • Meadows

  • Newport

  • Rustic Oaks

  • The Landing


The city will host workshops and organize community meetings for residents who live in the studied neighborhoods. The results of the studies will be posted online at www.leaguecity.com/drainagestudies, according to the release.
By Jake Magee

Editor, Bay Area & Pearland/Friendswood

Jake has been a print journalist for several years, covering numerous beats including city government, education, business and more. Starting off at a daily newspaper in southern Wisconsin, Magee covered two small cities before being promoted to covering city government in the heart of newspaper's coverage area. He moved to Houston in mid-2018 to be the editor for and launch the Bay Area edition of Community Impact Newspaper. Today, he covers everything from aerospace to transportation to flood mitigation.


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