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SSPEED Urban Flooding & Infrastructure Moving Forward from Harvey

Registration link is now open. Click here for more information

  • sspeed conference 2018

    2018 Conference

    SSPEED Urban Flooding & Infrastructure Moving Forward from Harvey. Registration link is now open. Click here for more information

  • Tropical Storm Harvey Summary Report

    Harvey Summary

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  • Tropical Storm Harvey

    Floodplain Maps

    The floodplain map for Brays Bayou shows the estimate for 17:00 of 08/27/17 based on radar rainfall for that day. Click here for daily rainfall (max) estimates for the watersheds in Harris County. (data courtesy of Dr. Nick Fang at UT Arlington)

  • Flood Alert System

    Flood Warning

    Learn more about the Flood Alert System: Read the Flyer and visit the FAS4.

Harvey Summary

 

 

 

non-structural strategies

  • TCX | Texas Coastal Exchange Project

     

    The Texas Coastal Exchange (TCX) is a concept developed by the SSPEED Center as a nonstructural hurricane surge damage reduction concept in which landowners who restore natural areas to provide certain ecological protection services receive compensation through a voluntary market exchange. Read More...


Lone Star Coastal National Recreation Area (LSCNRA)

 

The Lone Star Coastal National Recreation Area (LSCNRA) is proposed as a non-structural hurricane damage mitigation strategy by the SSPEED Center. Read More...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2017 Studio Award from Texas Society of Architects

 

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H-GAPS receives 2017 Studio Award from Texas Society of Architects. It was one of five winners from a pool of 70 projects Read More...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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