Flood Awareness Information
Flooding is a serious concern here in Bellaire. Below you will find helpful information about what the City is doing to improve floodplain management for our residents.
Grant Funding Update: On July 15, 2019 City Council approved a request authorizing the City Manager to execute a Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program Infrastructure Projects Non-Research & Development 2015 Flood Allocation contract with the Texas General Land Office to receive financial assistance in an amount up to $252,034.00. This grant is to be used for drainage facilities along the 4300 block of Cynthia Street as part of the Bonds for a Better Bellaire 2016 Group A Phase 3 project.
The Flood Hazard Mitigation Task Force was established in October of 2017 to review and continually update the City's Flood Hazard Mitigation Plan to maintain compliance with the National Flood Insurance Program requirements. For more information on the Flood Hazard Mitigation Task Force, please click on the link provided below.
The City of Bellaire, Texas is dedicated to minimizing the loss of life and property that is associated with flood events. Education and prevention are valuable and proven tools that help communities become resistant to these natural disasters. Bellaire recognizes that the entire community is susceptible to flooding, not just those structures located within Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) as determined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). For more information to help Bellaire property owners located within the flood prone SFHA please click on the link provided. Flood Protection Information
The City of Bellaire hosted a Hurricane Preparedness Community meeting on May 20, 2019.
Please click on the link below to watch a video of the presentation.
The National Weather Service and the Bellaire Fire Department hosted a public seminar about flooding at Cross Point Church in Bellaire. Topics discussed included flood risks, insurance, forecasting, and local watersheds.
Please click on the link below to view the presentation.