Hydrology & Hydraulics (H&H) utilizes strong technical capabilities to provide efficient and innovative drainage solutions to meet public and private sector client needs across Texas. Our work involves preparing watershed master drainage plans, impact analyses, floodplain impacts and mitigation plans, and design and construction plans for detention ponds and channel improvement projects. We employ expertise at the appropriate level of analysis, whether it’s an evaluation or state-of-the-art 2 D modeling, to get projects approved and constructed.
RailPort Business Park is a 1,700 acre development in Midlothian, Texas providing an optimum geographical position and amenities suited to large-scale distribution and manufacturing operations.
Union Park is a 1,085-acre master planned community featuring a 35-acre park with open greenbelts and natural ponds. Future home to 3,200 single-family homes, the community boasts an amenity center, open air pavilion, resort-style pool, sports fields, pockets parks, and trails.
Phase I of Street Light Residential’s development at Mid Lane and Westheimer, The James, a luxury apartment complex, is now complete. The eight-story midrise has 344 high end residential units and features a courtyard with a resort-style pool, fitness center, and a clubhouse with a resident lounge and full service bar.
Over two decades working with Bridgestone MUD has garnered our team an innate understanding of how to solve some of their most challenging issues.
Bluejack is built on 755 acres in Montgomery, Texas just northwest of Houston. The private club, golf course, and residential community nestled in the pines hearkens back to the fishing camps and lodges of old, with all of the newest amenities.
Modera Spring Town Center is a 396-unit, garden-style apartment complex, consisting of 21 3-story apartment buildings with well-appointed open spaces and jogging trails.
Nothing motivates an engineer more than solving a problem with a unique solution. When the City of Houston approached us about polluted waters in one of our city’s major waterways, we rigorously researched LID solutions already in place throughout the US and devised a custom solution for our own city’s needs.
The project's surrounding area, Pecan Grove, is a much-sought after residential community located in Richmond, Texas. In this close-knit community, owner involvement and buy-in was critical. Our team worked to find creative solutions to the flooding problem with the end goal being to reduce the risk of flooding and the resulting impact of rising flood insurance costs to the community.
The Red Oak project reconstructed a key roadway in one of north Houston’s busiest corridors, doubling the lanes of traffic.
Long term traffic mitigation and funding for the project were two significant issues that required a definitive approach on our part to resolve.
Traffic control and mitigation of this heavily congested area was a chief challenge on this project. Relocating Centerpoint Energy transmission lines underground as well as relocating a large underground AT&T duct bank were also challenges that if not handled appropriately would have significant impacts on the schedule.
Within the confines of Harvest are 13 different governmental entities with varying jurisdictional powers. Managing that process along with executing a Hillwood project following their Live Smart Principles, created geopolitical barriers that had to be overcome to create a “win-win” for all involved.
Maintaining continual traffic flow and minimizing disruption in the heavily traveled, population-dense west side neighborhood were critical pieces of this capital improvement project. The scope of work involved extensive coordination with a myriad of private utility companies to assess potential conflicts.