City of Houston Detention Regulation Change

We have been monitoring the City’s proposed detention rate changes via our involvement with American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Houston Chapter. This past Tuesday, we were informed that the proposed detention rate changes will become effective March 31, 2021.

Creative Stormwater Detention Option is Gaining Ground

The next time you park your car in Houston, you might be just a few feet above a system of chambers holding hundreds of thousands of cubic feet of stormwater. Underground stormwater detention systems are becoming an increasingly attractive option in densely developed urban areas where large above-ground detention basins aren’t feasible.