Chief Resilience Officer
The Chief Resilience Officer serves as the City's liaison between local, state, and federal agencies, and City departments to collaborate and design strategies for resiliency and mitigation of flood risk for the City of Houston.
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Identified 12 large-scale projects which provide increased storm water detention, channel storage capacity, and flood protection and hazard mitigation. View a Summary of Projects.
Facilitation, collaboration and review of potential SWAT and capital projects applicable to areas affected by 2015 and 2016 floods.
Addresses localized urban drainage issues resulting from aging or undersized infrastructure.
Encourages individuals to help prevent flooding and keep Houston’s neighborhood storm drains clean and litter free. Visit www.houstonadoptadrain.org
Green Infrastructure (GI)
Aims to address storm water challenges by: Utilizing LID practices in public right of way, Identifying neighborhood-scale projects, and Incentivizing private sector.
Conduct investigations for drainage-related casework, represent the city at various public events, and encourage participatory policy-making.