December 1935: The water was everywhere. After the rains drenched the banks of Buffalo Bayou, it had nowhere else to go. It slopped over the smooth, tree-lined banks, filling the streets, covering 25 blocks of Houston's downtown business district as it hissed and rushed, moved and reshaped the city... More >>>
Image courtesy of Harris County Flood Control District
The Memorial Park Demonstration Project will shift river bends along a 5,800-foot section of Buffalo Bayou, which should slow the water flow and result in curbing erosion and improving water quality. The project has been in the works since 2011.