As previously reported here, LID 19 has ordered supplemental pumps to remain onsite at the Steep Bank Creek Pump Station site. These supplemental pumps have doubled the pumping capacity, so that the site can now pump a total of up to 161,000 gallons per minute out of Steep Bank Creek. The operators have been conducting emergency operations drills onsite to ensure that these pumps can be put to use quickly in the event of an emergency.
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Jeff Lindner of the Harris County Flood Control District recently released the following report regarding Hurricane Harvey. Although the report was not written for the benefit of residents in Fort Bend County, some of the storm data may be of interest to you.