Engineering Updates – August 31, 2021

District Engineer’s Report (Odyssey Engineering Group)


Bullhead Slough – Phase Two

Project will dredge and rehabilitate the side slopes of the portion of Bullhead Slough between Oyster Creek and Farmer Road.
Contractor needs to address an area that is still silted in before close out of the project.

Community/Administration Building

Project includes construction of a community/administration building to serve the District and community at the southern edge of Pecan Grove Park on Pitts Road.

Plans are fully approved and the Contractor is under construction. Construction expected to be completed in Fall 2021.


Surface Water Plant Driveway Modifications

Due to Fort Bend County’s planned extension of Brandt Road and planned intersection modifications of Brandt Road and Skinner Lane, the District’s driveway to the surface water treatment plant must be modified to accommodate future access. The District will be reimbursed for engineering and construction costs of these modifications. Modifications include relocation of driveway, access gate and related fencing and electrical work to accommodate new entry location.

Construction plans have been approved by all local agencies.


AT&T Damage to District Facilities

Odyssey continues to work with AT&T regarding the unauthorized access and installation of fiber optic lines in the levee. District will repair the areas damaged with reimbursement from AT&T.
District has completed repairs and finalizing reimbursement agreement with AT&T.

New Capital Projects

As part of the new fiscal year, the District authorized Odyssey to begin design on several capital projects. Those projects are:

  • Generator for Water Plant No. 1
  • Generator for Water Plant No. 2
  • Levee Modifications at 1644 FM 359
  • Main Channel Backslope Swale Rehabilitation
  • Levee Property Acquisition
  • Water Plant No. 3 Building Repair
  • Interior Ladders for Raw Water Tanks
  • Northwest Pitts Road Park Ramp

Project Summary and Schedules will be part of a future engineer update.