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Floodplain Resources Handout


Westcreek Flooding Prevention & Preparedness
  • Wednesday March 5, 2014 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Will Hampton Oak Hill Library, 5125 Convict Hill Rd, Austin, TX 78749
  • “Flooding and You” presented by the City of Austin Watershed Department (presentation specifically set up for Westcreek)
  • Personal safety during storms/floods
  • Preparations for if you live in a floodplain and if you do not live in a floodplain
  • What an individual can do to help prevent flooding of either the neighborhood or their personal property
  • What type of debris/vegetation removal the City can do if it’s called in to 311
  • Reporting drainage concerns (either for floodplain or localized flooding)

Important information shared at the March 5 meeting

  • Meeting Notes
  • A survey was handed out at the flooding presentation to find out more about Westcreek residents who experienced flood issues in October 2013.  You may download the survey and turn it in to the Watershed Protection Department.  They will take this information and use it to analyze solutions to localized flooding in our area.  This survey is only for October 2013 flooding events. For future flooding events, please contact 311.
  • Oak Hill Parkway ProjectExpress your concerns about localized flooding and paving that may cause more flooding when the parkway is built.  Voice your support for serious consideration and solutions (retention ponds) for runoff issues that will occur when the parkway is built.  For more information, visit http://www.oakhillparkway.com/


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