Financing Nature-Based Flood Mitigation Projects with Texas’ Flood Infrastructure Fund – Houston

Since 2015, the Houston-Galveston region has experienced four β€œ500-year” floods. In order to protect our citizens and continue to bring investment and innovation to the region, more must be done to protect lives and properties from flooding!

Senate Bill 7, established by the Texas Legislature in 2019, created the Flood Infrastructure Fund (FIF). The FIF is an important step towards building a more resilient Texas. Last fall, Texas voters approved a constitutional amendment to allocate $793 million to the FIF for structural and nonstructural flood mitigation projects, to be administered by the Texas Water Development Board.

Download Houston FIF Information Sheet