Do This At Home: Tips and Resources To Reduce Flooding (And Make Life Better)

For Individuals, Neighborhoods, and Businesses

Some resources for understanding and using green infrastructure to help Houston reduce flooding:

City of Houston Infrastructure Design Manual, Stormwater Design, Ch. 9, 2020

Environmental Protection Agency: Green Infrastructure

Environmental Protection Agency: Soak Up the Rain

Environmental Protection Agency video: Reduce Runoff: Slow It Down, Spread It Out, Soak It In

Rain Gardens, Harris County Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service

See also:

Tending Our Garden, Tips and Resources

The Top 14 Super Trees for Houston from the Port Houston and Houston Wilderness Tree Planting Program

Three case studies from the Houston, Texas, area where green infrastructure is already in use. From Texas Community Watershed Partners.