Emergency Operations Update – May 10, 2019 at 7:00 AM

  • 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 – gm1@fbclid2.com

For additional information about Emergency Management:

City of Sugar Land Resources





Fort Bend County Homeland Security & Emergency Management