Army Corps predicted Addicks and Barker flood pool lawsuits, decided not to act

Mar 1, 2018

Corps officials believed that a storm that could spill into homes would be so rare and irregular that it did not necessitate retrofitting the dams to avoid the potential flooding and litigation, despite mounting evidence that the dams increasingly were being constrained on both sides by the Houston area’s rapid development.  Mihir Zaveri reports for the Houston Chronicle.