HCFCD Finishes Repair of Kingwood Diversion Ditch At Walnut Lane

Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) has finished construction work on the repair of erosion in the the Kingwood Diversion Ditch near Walnut Lane between Forest Cove and Trailwood. HCFCD still has to plant grass, but the heavy lifting is done.

Before, During and After Photos

The pictures below show the way the ditch near Walnut Lane was and how it looks today.

Kingwood Diversion Ditch south of Walnut Lane in 2009. Giant slabs of the slope were starting to break way and were swept downstream. It got worse after that. Notice distance to power lines in background and compare with last photo.
HCFCD Diversion Ditch repairs in Kingwood in early June 2020.
The “after shot.” How it looked on 6/27/2020
And here’s how it looks from the air. Walnut Lane Bridge on left. Photo taken 6/16/2020. Compare how much closer the erosion eventually got to the power lines in this photo with the first photo above.

Posted by Bob Rehak on 6/29/2020

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