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H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system
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H-GAPS Houston-Galveston area protection system

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Presented by SSPEED Center Rice University at the Texas Water Conservation Association Conference in The Woodlands, Texas - March 2014

Presented by SSPEED Center Rice University at the Texas Water Conservation Association Conference in The Woodlands, Texas - March 2014

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  • These are the tanks which have any level of inundation without the gate with an Ike rainfall and 25ft surge.
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    • 1. H-GAPS Houston-Galveston Area Protection System By SSPEED Center Rice University
    • 2. SSPEED Center The Center is based out of Rice University and collaborates with leading academic institutions, the private sector and public entities. Major funding from Houston Endowment Ï SSPEED
    • 3. 3 ADCIRC Model data courtesy of Dr. Clint Dawson, U. of Texas
    • 4. Existing Conditions
    • 5. Houston Ship Channel Industrial Complex 50,000 + direct jobs $100 billion + potential damage
    • 6. Ike at Point 7 with Increased Winds (25 ft Surge)
    • 7. Existing Conditions + Centennial Gate Option A SH 146 Option B Barbours Cut
    • 8. FRED HARTMAN BRIDGE OPTION ‘A’
    • 9. OPTION B2
    • 10. Evaluation of Effects • Consideration of Land Use Impacts of Construction and Operation • Computer Modeling of With and Without Option A and Option B under Different Scenarios • Computer Modeling of San Jacinto flood flows and surge suppression 11
    • 11. Existing Conditions + Green Options Lone Star Coastal National Recreation Area (LSCNRA) Lone Star Coastal Exchange (LSCE)
    • 12. Landscape-Scale Green Space Alternatives
    • 13. Proposed Lone Star Coastal National Recreation Area
    • 14. Public Leadership and Rules Sec. James Baker John Nau Partnership Among Local, State and Federal Governments and NGOs No New Regulation No Involuntary Participation
    • 15. Trading Platform Sellers Buyers Proposed Lone Star Coastal Exchange (LSCE) Flood Storage Conservation of Existing Habitat Neo-tropical Migrant Habitat Creation Coastal Wetland Creation/Migration Migratory Waterfowl Habitat Creation Prairie Habitat Creation Forest Lands Habitat Creation Carbon Sequestration Endangered Species Habitat $
    • 16. Potential Corps or FEMA Value Proposition
    • 17. Marsh footprint: 2004; 2050; 2100
    • 18. The “Bookends” Centennial Gate + LSCNRA and LSCE
    • 19. 22 HEZ population = +/- 1,200,000 in 2010 HEZ Projection = + 700,000 to 2040 The Houston Galveston Area Council estimates that it would take 36 hours to evacuate 1 million residents under perfect conditions.
    • 20. Existing Conditions + Green Options + Centennial Gate + Elevated U.S. 87
    • 21. Existing Conditions + Green Options + Centennial Gate + Elevated U.S. 87 + Elevated FM 3005
    • 22. Existing Conditions + Green Options + Centennial Gate + Elevated U.S. 87 + Elevated FM 3005 + Galveston Levee
    • 23. Existing Conditions + Green Options + Centennial Gate + Elevated U.S. 87 + Elevated FM 3005 + Galveston Levee + Oyster Reefs
    • 24. Existing Conditions + Green Options + Centennial Gate + Elevated U.S. 87 + Elevated FM 3005 + Galveston Levee + Oyster Reefs + Dredged Material
    • 25. Existing Conditions + Green Options + Centennial Gate + Elevated U.S. 87 + Elevated FM 3005 + Galveston Levee + Oyster Reefs + Dredged Material + Elevated SH 146
    • 26. Enhanced Evacuation With All Alternatives
    • 27. Next Phase of Houston Endowment Grant Develop H-GAPS into a Specific Proposal Refine the Lone Star Coastal Exchange Critically Examine the Ike Dike Review of Biggert-Waters

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