U.S. Spends More Than $5B To Buy Out Flood-Prone Homes; Claims Still ComingOver the past three decades, federal and local governments have poured more than $5 billion into buying tens of thousands of vulnerable properties.
Texas Needs $61B From Federal Government For Harvey RecoveryTexas needs $61-plus billion in federal funding just to rebuild public infrastructure damaged by Hurricane Harvey, as well as to cover projects to prevent future flooding.
Continued Rain Showers Mean Water Worries In Lake WorthThe continued rainfall has water levels rising, and that’s bad news for some people living in Lake Worth. Families in some communities are anxious as they wait and watch the encroaching water.
Residents Band Together To Fight Fort Worth FloodingThey have had to go swimming to save livestock, seen homes sit on islands, and watched roads turn into rivers. Now residents on Fort Worth's east side are joining together to try to find a solution to flooding they’ve all fought on their own.
Crews Busy Working On I-30 Construction Drainage SystemNorth Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) crews are working non-stop on a drainage system along Interstate-30 in Fort Worth. Part of the interstate near the Chisholm Trail Parkway construction zone was covered in water after this past weekend’s downpour.
Dallas Voters Facing Big Decisions In ElectionDallas Voters will go to the polls with flood control on their minds.