Tools & Resources
Visit the Tools & Resources section to find useful links and information on what you can do to protect your family and home in the event of weather-related events or emergencies.
bcWORKSHOP, a nonprofit community design center seeking to improve the livability and viability of communities through the practice of thoughtful design and making, has been working with community organizers from LUCHA , LUPE and ARISE to reach out to colonias regarding drainage issues. bcWORKSHOP presented at each of the four community workshops held in December … Continue reading bcWORKSHOP Presentation – December 2014
Click the link below to download a PDF version of the December presentation. LRGV Halff Presentation-December2014-SPANISH
Stormwater Planning for the Colonias Group to Host Community Workshops The Stormwater Drainage Planning for the Colonias of the Lower Rio Grande Valley team will be hosting a series of community workshop in Hidalgo, Willacy and Cameron counties during early December. The purpose of the workshops is to solicit flood and drainage concerns from families … Continue reading Public Meetings Set for December 4-11
Series of Public Kickoff Meetings Begin Tuesday for Hidalgo, Cameron and Willacy Counties. Meetings will Inform Public about Stormwater Drainage Planning Study for the Colonias. (McAllen, Texas) – The design team leading the efforts for evaluating flood risk for colonias as listed by the Secretary of State’s Office (SOS) will host a series of three … Continue reading Public Kickoff Meetings Set for Nov. 12-14
(PHARR, TEXAS) – The design team leading the efforts for evaluating flood risk for colonias as listed by the Secretary of State’s Office (SOS) will be hosting a kickoff event to inform the public of the upcoming planning study Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 6:00 p.m. at the Pharr Event Center in Pharr, Texas. The event … Continue reading Team Announces Study Kickoff for Hidalgo, Cameron, and Willacy Counties
Phase 1 Summary Complete
The LRGV Stormwater Drainage Planning project will be conducted in three phases. The first phase is the compilation of existing data to assess and prioritize the needs of the Colonias. The purpose of the prioritization of Colonias is to ultimately identify the Colonias with the greatest need for drainage study and infrastructure necessary to address local drainage issues. This report summarizes, Phase 1, the activities of this data collection and prioritization process.