- Public Involvement History
- Project Funding
- Preliminary Plans - Contract awarded in January 2015 to Brown & Gay to develop plans that meet the City's design standards which include 24-foot traffic lanes and 8-foot sidewalks
- Historical documents: Public Meeting (April 2009) - Public Meeting (October 2008)
- Significant project dates
- Project map
- Frequently Asked Questions - updated 3.31.16
- Tip Funding Application
- Traffic Counts and Speed Study Map
- Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant Program Info
- Buyouts & Home Elevations Fact Sheet
9/17/18 - City Council Adopts a Resolution to Encourage the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Expedite Project
6/20/18 - A meeting for the Clear Creek watershed, which includes parts of Pearland and Friendswood, is set for 6 p.m. July 17 at El Franco Lee Community Center, 9500 Hall Road, Houston.
Clear Creek watershed encompasses portion of Harris, Galveston, Brazoria, and Fort Bend counties. Clear Creek flows from west to east along the southern portion of Harris County through Clear Lake and into Galveston Bay. Clear Creek originates approximately 3 miles west of the West Side City of Pearland city limit and runs along the northern boundary of the City from the west side to the east of the city and ultimately to Clear Lake. Clear Creek along with various tributaries of Clear Creek such as Town Ditch, Hickory Slough, Mary’s Creek, Cowarts creek serve to drain more than 90 percent area of the City.
Click to expand
The Clear Creek Watershed Steering Committee (CCWSC) was formed in May 1989 and Inter-local Agreement between CCWSC members was signed in July 1990. The following lists the committee memberships:
- Brazoria County Conservation and Reclamation District #3
- Brazoria Drainage District No. 4
- City of Friendswood
- City of Houston
- City of League City
- City of Pasadena
- City of Pearland
- Clear Lake Area Council of Cities
- Fort Bend County Drainage District
- Galveston County
- Harris County Flood Control District
- Galveston County Consolidated Drainage District
- Identifying and recommending an effective, affordable and environmentally sensitive Federal flood damage reduction project for Clear Creek.
- Conducting necessary engineering, economic and environmental studies in a timely manner in order to establish a viable project that is acceptable to the public, local sponsor and the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers.
- Reduce riverine flood damages along Clear Creek and its tributaries.
- Maximize the net economic benefits of any identified Federal flood damage reduction project.
- Avoid adverse environmental impacts when possible. Minimize and mitigate and consider the existing aesthetic qualities of Clear Creek.
- Identify recreational opportunities
- Preserve cultural resources. Minimize and mitigate unavoidable impacts to these resources.
- Identify possible eco-friendly flood damage reduction solution.
- Identify and possible ecosystem restoration opportunities.
Current Scope and Cost:
- 20.4 Miles of channel improvements along Clear Creek, Mud Gully, Turkey Creek and Mary's Creek.
- 500 acre-feet of in-line stormwater detention along Clear Creek.
- Approx. $200 of work to be completed.
Flooded Structures - 2020 Condition*
|100-yr Floodplain||500-yr Floodplain|
Estimate to Buyout 2,104 Homes in the floodplain =
*From the Clear Creek Final GRR - October 2012PDF