This Report examines existing flood-related regulations in Texas and the United States, the Texas State Flood Plan, current flood mitigation strategies in the state, and the potential to implement green stormwater infrastructure. The report offers policy recommendations to clarify and help alleviate the current ambiguities and uncertainties between the Texas State Water Plan and State Flood Plan for future flood mitigation practices, and to simplify the implementation of green infrastructure.
Texas A&M University School of Law Program in Natural Resources Systems
Fort Worth, TX
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The faculty advisor for the Spring 2021 NRS Capstone Seminar was Gabriel Eckstein, Professor of Law and Director of the TAMU Law Program in Energy, Environmental, & Natural Resources Systems.
John Diggs, Samantha Mikolajczyk, Lora Naismith, Margaret Reed, Rory Smith, Flood Management in Texas: Planning for the Future (2021)