Houston addresses Over-Loaded Sewer Systems, Flooding

Dec 07

Houston addresses Over-Loaded Sewer Systems, Flooding

Houston has had its flooding problems, to say the least, and it has been an issue that the city has had to contend with for a long while. The heavy rains have not only imposed costly damages to the city, it’s created a very distressing situation for the residents of this big heart city. The Houston area is chronicled by major back-to-back storms that don’t appear...

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Tax Relief for Texans Affected by Floods

Apr 22

Tax Relief for Texans Affected by Floods

Victims of the severe storms and flooding that took place beginning on March 7, 2016 in parts of Texas may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service. The President has declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Texas. Following the recent disaster declaration for individual assistance issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the...

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Rice University’s Innovative Program on Water Quality

Feb 03

Rice University’s Innovative Program on Water Quality

The Civil and Environmental Engineering department, in partnership with the Administrative Center for sustainability and Energy Management and Facilities Engineering and Planning, has created the Rice Urban Laboratory for The Environment (RULE) to study the hydrologic and water quality impacts of green infrastructure systems in Houston. RULE focuses on the design,...

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