- Overnight FBCLID 2 received 1.5 to 2 inches of rainfall.
- Additional rainfall is anticipated for FBCLID 2 on Friday and Saturday, May 10-11. FBCLID 2 personnel will remain at the pump stations 24/7 throughout the event.
- Drainage South of US-59/IH69 (Ditches A & C):
- Water levels in the ditches increased about 3 feet overnight to an elevation of approximately 60 feet.
- The Bill Little Pump Station that drains this area has run continuously and is operating normally.
- Five auxiliary pumps have also been installed and are pumping water out of the levee.
- As the rainfall rates slowed this morning, the pump station has already decreased the water level by a few inches.
- Drainage North of US-59/IH-69 (Ditch F):
- Water levels in Ditch F increased by about 1.5 feet overnight to an elevation of approximately 66 feet.
- The Mike Thelen Pump Station that drains this area is operating normally and the water level has already decreased a few inches.
- Brazos River
- The Brazos River is forecasted to crest today Friday, May 10 but will stay at elevated levels through the weekend.
- Flood waters caused by the Brazos River will remain about 2 feet below the bottom of the FBCLID2 levee.
- The flood gates in the levee are closed, so no water from the Brazos River can enter FBCLID 2.
- However, all rainfall through the weekend must be pumped out of the levee.
- Residents are encouraged to sign up for email and text alerts through the district’s website to stay up-to-date on the latest district news.
- For more information, a map of the FBCLID 2 Ditch and Levee system is attached for reference. An interactive map is also available on the website: fbclid2.com/map
- Flood Gages that monitor the ditch water levels are available on the website: fbclid2.com/gauges
For additional information about FBCLID 2:
Website – www.fbclid2.com
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
For additional information about Emergency Management:
City of Sugar Land Resources
Fort Bend County Homeland Security & Emergency Management