A risk hid­ing in plain sight

Houston Chronicle Sunday - - FROM THE COVER -

Over­flow from the Barker Reser­voir flooded hun­dreds of homes in the Canyon Gate sub­di­vi­sion at Cinco Ranch dur­ing Hur­ri­cane Har­vey. A mu­nic­i­pal util­ity dis­trict, or MUD, is the de facto lo­cal gov­ern­ment. The MUD’s first five bond state­ments said noth­ing about the risk of flood­ing. Home­own­ers say they were not warned, ei­ther.

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