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 >>>
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In December, the Harris County Flood Control District held a meeting in the Lamar High School cafeteria to unveil the first public presentation of the plan. Director Mike Talbott says the Memorial Park Demonstration Project will secure the banks against erosion and improve water quality.