Update on Drainage Work

January 24, 2018



Week Ending:                       1/19/18


Areas Completed:            


Work Package # 1 - Saunders Bayou from northern city limit south to Gentry Lane (private drive)


Work Package # 2 – Draughan Creek from southern city limit north to Greenwell Springs Road 


Work Package # 3 – Beaver Bayou from southern city limit north to Wax Road


Work Package # 4 – Shoe Creek and un-named canals and drains from Bryce Canyon Drive north to Hooper Road


Work Package # 5 – Draughan Creek from Droze Road north to Fir Avenue and an un-named tributary starting at the intersection of Wax Road and Greenwell Springs Road north to Lawnside Avenue


Work Package # 6 - Beaver Bayou from Wax Road north to approximately 3,000 feet north of Hooper Road and an un-named canal/drain near Paint Avenue.


Work Package #7 – Beaver Bayou, Hubb Bayou and un-named tributaries from the northern City limit southeast to vicinity of Denham Road.


Work Package # 8 - Blackwater Bayou from North Old Settlement Road south to just east of the intersection of Blackwater Road and Comite Drive


Work Package # 9 - Tributary to Blackwater Bayou from Plantation Way Subdivision south to Willowwood Acres Subdivision


Areas Currently Working:    


Work Package # 10 (City-wide) – includes a total of 7 sites that resulted primarily from calls from citizens while work was on-going.



  • Total sites Originally identified = 219

  • Number of known sites removed this week = 0

  • Number of known sites removed to date = 192

  • Number of known sites remaining = 27*

  • Debris is also being removed as encountered between sites.

  • Total tonnage of debris removed to date = 1,370

  • Estimated linear footage of channels cleaned to date = 113,210


*Includes 27 sites located within USACE Section 10 limits. Permit issued by the USACE on 1/16/18.



Other General Observations:

  • Work began on 8/1/17.

  • Work was stopped from 8/27 through 9/4 due to Hurricane Harvey.

  • Work was stopped from 12/6 through 12/9 due to rain/snow.

  • Work was stopped during the period 12/20/17 through 1/3/18 due to weather and holidays.


Before and After Photos: 




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