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Texas Stages Development of Statewide Flood Plan

June 28, 2022

Our experts share how they are plotting the future of flood mitigation, initiating Texas’s first statewide flood plan in Water & Wastes Digest

Stantec is no stranger to floodplain analyses, having performed more than 60,000 miles of floodplain analyses across 34 states. And Texas is no stranger to extreme weather events, however, Hurricane Harvey’s costly destruction and other recurring, intense rainfall events have pushed the state to become more proactive.

Stantec, along with five other organizations, has partnered with the Texas Water Development Board to develop the first statewide flood plan. Base level engineering (BLE) floodplain modeling and mapping studies, utilizing two-dimensional riverine model development and flood hazard mapping, will define this effort. From rural to urban districts, equal access to this information will provide comprehensive flood risk understanding and preparation for the state.

Read the full article from Water & Wastes Digest.

  • Ryan Murdock

    As a vice president, Ryan is skilled at integrating multidisciplinary studies for planning and decision-making processes, as well as performing economic evaluations that are consistent with the federal principles and guidelines.

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  • Mason Liebau

    Working with Stantec’s team in San Antonio, Texas, Mason has more than two decades of experience managing feasibility studies and overseeing design for drainage and roadway improvement projects.

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