FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 12, 2019
 
Contact: Jessica Beemer (832) 393-3008
 
USACE Galveston District Executes Additional Dredging in the San Jacinto River
 
Houston, TX - Houston City Council Member Dave Martin would like to announce the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District staff have executed a modification to the West Fork San Jacinto River Emergency Debris Removal Contract effective June 7, 2019. 

This USACE modification will begin the removal of the mouth-bar immediately before the height of hurricane season is reached. Council Member Martin and Chief Resiliency Officer Stephen Costello working with the Texas Department of Emergency Management (TDEM) continue to engage with the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) and USACE on further expanding the modification.

For more information, please contact Council Member Dave Martin's office at (832) 393-3008 or districte@houstontx.gov.

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