Pape-Dawson served as civil engineer for this 424-acre development of 1,152 home sites just outside of Houston. Since this area is historically known for flooding, our team developed and executed HEC-HMS and unsteady-state HEC-RAS models in support of the development. Unsteady-state modeling was prepared to optimize mitigation strategies, pump station configuration, street grading evaluation for extreme event sheet flow, and cost-effective subsurface design. We also helped establish a Water Control and Improvement District for drainage.
Highlighted Erosion Control/Channel Design Projects
San Pedro Creek Channel Design
Pape-Dawson provided critical flood-control solutions to a 1.6-mile corridor of San Pedro Creek in downtown San Antonio.
As part of Pape-Dawson’s 1.4-mile roadway widening effort, we significantly lowered the channel invert to minimize velocities while increasing hydraulic conveyance and reducing the need for concrete rip-rap.