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The sinking situation of subsidence

The unique nature of the ground under Houston and the Gulf Coast, plus the area’s long history of groundwater pumping, create the perfect storm for sinking cities

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Residents, AgriLife Extension, others work to ‘Harvey-proof’ Houston-area community

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, working with area residents, the Clear Lake City Water Authority (CLCWA) and Exploration Green Conservancy, have been collaborating to transform an about-to-be paved golf course into a new kind of nature park that provides recreation while protecting thousands of homes from flooding caused by natural disasters such as Hurricane Harvey.

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