Troubled Waters

The Deliberate Flooding of West Houston

Thousands of Houstonians have been left with gutted homes—and many, many questions.

10/16/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt and Roxanna Asgarian

Best of Houstonia

The Heroes of Harvey

How a devastating storm brought out the best of Houston during the worst of times.

10/02/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Ice House

On Learning to Live within a Flood-Prone Prairie

Houston really isn't built in the best place to withstand hurricanes. Or flooding.

10/02/2017 By Jeff Balke

Heroes of Harvey

How Bad Was Harvey? We Have the Numbers

The impact was devastating, and the data catastrophic.

10/02/2017 By Laura Furr Mericas

Heroes of Harvey

Our Long List of Hurricane Harvey Heroes

Many, many people and organizations rescued lives and gave their time and money to help Houston—these are just a few.

09/29/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

It's Right There in the Name

Mayor Turner Asks the State to Tap Rainy Day Fund, Abbott Says No

Abbott will call a special session for his pet social issues, but won't convene the legislature on Harvey relief until 2019.

09/27/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

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In Heavily Flooded West Houston, a Neighborhood Comes Together to Save Itself

Nottingham Forest proves the value of community in the face of devastation.

09/14/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

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In Photos: First Responders in Memorial

These good Samaritans came from all over Texas and Oklahoma to help Memorial residents after Harvey.

09/13/2017 Photography by Jeff Balke

Green Space

What Will Happen to the New Buffalo Bayou?

The status of the Cistern, the trails and the other destinations, post-Harvey.

09/12/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

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Flood Waters and Unanswered Questions Remain for Frustrated Memorial Residents

"What’s going to happen with all of these properties? Is FEMA going to condemn them?"

09/08/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

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Flood Waters Could Continue to Cover Memorial for Weeks

"There's hope for the neighborhood—we will be all right."

09/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

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Harvey by the Numbers—So Far

The damages from flooding are still adding up, but here's how Harvey breaks down right now.

09/01/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

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What To Do Before Throwing Out Your Ruined Furniture

The task of recording and compiling all your losses can be physically and emotionally overwhelming. Here's some experienced advice on how to get through it.

08/30/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

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With Harvey Heading Away, Downtown Is Drying Out

The heart of Houston is cleaning itself up and preparing to house more hurricane victims.

08/30/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

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Hurricane Harvey: Our Ongoing Coverage

Looking for information on the floods? You'll find it here.

08/29/2017 By Houstonia Staff

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Early Contenders for Harvey's Biggest Villains

...other than Harvey himself, of course.

08/28/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

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How Bad Is Harvey? The Waffle Houses Are Closing

The breakfast chain takes its commitment to staying open so seriously that FEMA uses closures to determine how severe a disaster is.

08/28/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

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In Photos: Scenes from the Heights During Harvey

Flood waters have started receding in some areas.

08/28/2017 Photography by Brian Kennedy

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Harvey: Where We Are Now

Much of the city is underwater, and Houstonians are rallying to help.

08/28/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

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Harvey's Rains Bring Historic Flooding in Houston

Five deaths have been reported so far.

08/27/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian