Flash Flood of Projects

Albanese, Elizabeth
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/20/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32406, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that commissioners in Harris County, Texas have planned to meet to discuss financing for flash floods and options for the Harris County Toll Road Authority (HCTRA). Mike Talbott, flood control district director is planning to ask for $482.3 million of additional funding to help with drainage control projects and acquisition of property in floodplains for conservation and reclamation. The study of the worth of the HCTRA system shows that it is worth of $618.4 million.


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