Construction on the UHV Katy Commons building began in April. Rendering Courtesy UHV

UHV Names Interim Business School Dean

KATY (Covering Katy News) – A former business school dean and financial bond analyst is the new interim dean of the University of Houston-Victoria School of Business Administration. UHV has a satellite campus in Katy. James Jordan-Wagner started his position at UHV on Monday, replacing former dean Farhang Niroomand, who resigned at the end of […]

Barker Reservoir flooding - Courtesy David Mann

Harris County Flood Control Focused on Recovery

This article was provided by and written by the Harris County Flood Control District as an update following the Hurricane Harvey floods. Infrastructure Repairs and Readiness the Top Priority; Hurricane Season Continues through November HARRIS COUNTY (HCFCD) – Since Hurricane Harvey smashed through nearly every existing national rainfall record and dropped a year’s worth of […]

Covering Katy photo

Fort Bend County To Begin Removing Flood Debris

  FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS — Fort Bend County residents affected by Hurricane Harvey and the recent floodwaters are hard at work cleaning out their homes and property after the storm. County Emergency Management Officials will begin collecting residents storm debris starting this week. The County will coordinate debris removal efforts for all unincorporated areas and […]

Katy flooding damage - Covering Katy photo

Harris County Begins Debris Removal Today – How You Must Separate Your Trash

  The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) Emergency Operations Center (EOC) remains at Level 1 (Maximum Readiness). HCOHSEM will continue to monitor forecasts and weather developments along with the National Weather Service and the Harris County Flood Control District. What you need to do: Harris County Debris Removal Begins TODAY. […]

Power Restoration Update from CenterPoint – Saturday night

This update is provided by CenterPoint: Determined crews supported by sunny skies are bringing back the Houston area’s electric grid. As of Saturday afternoon, we’ve restored power to 878,000+ meters, so now 99 percent of our customers have electricity. Of the 14,000+ customers without power, about 6,000 are without lights due to extended flooding and […]

Barker Reservoir spillway - Metro

Controlled Releases from Addicks and Barker Continue

HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy) – Controlled releases of stomwater from Addicks and Barker reservoirs into Buffalo Bayou, at a combined total of 13,300 cubic feet per second, continue as planned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. These discharge rates have continued steady since Friday afternoon and will NOT impact additional structures downstream along Buffalo […]

Fort Bend County Pct. 3 Constable Wayne Thompson reviews the damage near Canyon Gate. Covering Katy photo

Evacuation Orders Lifted for Portions of Barker Reservoir

  RICHMOND (Covering Katy News) – Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert has changed the evacuation orders for some portions of the Barker Reservoir. Many neighborhoods within the Barker Reservoir area may still have hazards present such as flooded roads, fallen trees, displaced animals, and standing water. Residents should use extreme caution when returning to […]