The City of Sugar Land is updating the 2007 Master Drainage Plan (MDP), which provides policy guidance on how to accomplish drainage-related goals identified in the adopted comprehensive plan. The MDP describes the city’s physical drainage-related characteristics, identifies drainage agencies with jurisdiction in Sugar Land, establishes roles and responsibilities of various agencies, and identifies future efforts necessary for drainage planning and flood control.
Frustrated that a deal has stalled to buy more stormwater drainage capacity from the city of Houston, West University City Council has determined that resolving flooding threats to residents is the top priority for the next two years.
Talks have ceased in a two-year effort to buy 9.1 acre-feet for stormwater storage, West U. City ManagerMichael Ross said recently.