Memorial's Flooding Problem: A Case Study

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Although Houston residents have raised complaints about Memorial’s flooding problem in the past, the city has failed to respond in meaningful ways. Instead, they have let contractors carry on with construction programs that have weakened drainage infrastructure. Plans to fix the damage have continuously been put on the backburner in favor of more construction plans (Foster, Robin). Memorial residents have been offered platitudes and empty promises for years, but now the time has come to stand firm and say: Stop the flooding. Stop letting our homes and businesses be ravaged by the rains. It is time for City Council to step up and address the issue. It is time to focus on fixing this crucial problem facing Memorial. It is time city council to
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