McAdams says the hope is this lawsuit will hold these development companies accountable and prevent any more homeowners from suffering more severe financial losses in the future. A representative with the Howard Hughes Corporation said they have not been made aware of the lawsuit and do not have any comments at this time.

The area west of Glen Loch Dr. along the creek also floods. Are houses next to lakes or ponds if you will not prone to flooding ?

A subreddit to discuss anything and everything about The Woodlands, TX. “This is a premiere community,” describes Okazaki. I’ve read a number of news articles about the past 3-4 years of flooding in Houston. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the thewoodlands community. Sterling ridge didn't get flooded at all. The area of Timarron in Creekside has flooded twice, due to some of the largest storm events the area has seen. Yeah, right.. give me a break ! It is separate from your other insurances and if your home has not flooded in the past it is not all that much money per year. And the neighborhood across the main road from us floods so bad that people needed to be rescued. Wherever you decide to buy in Greater Houston, get flood insurance.

Myself and most people I know have never had issues with our homes flooding, although I do know a couple people who had extensive flooding from Harvey. Stanley Okazaki is one of the homeowners in the Timmaron and Timmaron Lakes subdivisions. Just stay away from Spring Creek and Gosling area and you should be fine.

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Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. What "river" are you referring to that passes through The Woodlands? - the best suburb in the Greater Houston Area (and one of the best in the country, for that matter). Since then, he has spent tens of thousands of dollars repairing his home. Some areas yes, some no. Are you asking about the Woodlands proper, versus the nearby areas? As far as I know, they told me it wasn’t in a flood zone area — that was the one thing I asked. Chris Hardwick: The Funcomfortable Tour Recap! Other areas a couple of miles over near spring creek had many houses under water. There are some creeks that fillled up half way but that's it.

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My impression from living in the area for 5 years is that the Woodlands itself is much less likely to flood than the surrounding areas (e.g. It’s a crap shoot. In the civil lawsuit filed in Harris County on Tuesday, the homeowners contend their homes were knowingly built in areas that would flood and they are now seeking more than $1 million from the Howard Hughes Corporation, The Woodlands Land Development Company and LJA Engineering. That doesn't constitute "usually".Check the new Atlas 14 100 year flood plain map, don't by a house within that area and you should be fine. :insert thumbs up emoji here: It's it your best interest to not make that mistake in person. Also OP didn't make a mistake, he/she's considering living in Woodlands or Houston. Def Leppard, Styx and Tesla Sell Out The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion!

Jacob's Reserve, Glen Loch, and other areas mentioned ITT), in general. Best bet is to ask the home owner of the house you want to buy. She says evidence shows the defendants should never have built homes in an area that is prone to flooding. Spring Creek?

Some sort of lake in Creekside Park. Any area better than the other? The Woodlands is primarily in Montgomery County, Texas, with a small portion in Harris County, bordering Houston.According to the United States Census Bureau, The Woodlands has an area of 43.9 square miles (113.6 km 2), of which 43.3 square miles (112.1 km 2) are land and 0.58 square miles (1.5 km 2), or 1.32%, are water.. I did have a friend that lived in Creekside who had to kayak to our high school graduation some years ago, but I don't think there was much property damage from that. Not much really. The thing that is certain about those fabricated ponds are moquitos, snakes and a stagnant water smell.

I live right on the edge of the woodlands near 2978 and the woodlands side of 2978 didn't get any flooding but I know the magnolia side of 2978 got quite a bit of flooding up towards research so I would steer clear of that area. I'm in Jacob's Reserve, and most of the higher elevation neighborhoods here didn't flood. My street floods but across the street doesn’t.

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The Creekside area along Spring Creek usually floods during severe storms (major rain events like tropical storms and hurricanes). However, there are some areas nearby that flood sometimes. There are certain areas that flood, but I think that is common in most Houston suburbs. Totally depends on the area. Sorry.. maybe it wasn't a River per se. However, there are some areas nearby that flood sometimes.

They said, ‘Oh no, you’re not in a flood zone area. How did Woodlands fare during these epic storms? “The evidence is going to show that these developers not only ignored, but continued to build in an area that never really should have been built in,” explains McAdams. https://www.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=cd03f1d7f1f74889af7a75d79a80f4b4. lol no one cares. One house in Harper’s Landing (Northeast) flooded from Harvey, but the neighborhood directly North of us (in Conroe) was pretty badly flooded. Most houses in Woodland proper are older (80’s-90’s build) but have a good size plot of land, new builds are really, really expensive and not close to the centre and have smaller plots of land.

“I came here all the way from California and didn’t know anything about flooding. The Woodlands is a master planned community and such things are planned for and nothing will ever happen blablabla". "Usually" is not the right word here. He says he bought his home for more than $360,000 in 2013 and it was flooded with as much as eight inches of water throughout Hurricane Harvey.

See a list of all of the Official Weather Advisories, Warnings, and Severe Weather Alerts for The Woodlands, TX. I am moving to Houston this summer and wanted to get some intel on the Woodlands.