One Park, Many Functions

by Robert L. Reid, Senior Editor, Features Manager; ASCE, ASCE World Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA,



2021


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2022, Vol. 92, Issue 4, Pg. 54-61


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: The Eastern Glades project in Houston has added a new artificial lake and other amenities to the city’s Memorial Park. As a highlight of the park’s 10-year master plan, the multifunction Hines Lake provides the local community with stormwater treatment, flood control protection, aquatic wildlife habitats, recreational facilities, and other benefits.

Subject Headings: Parks | Lakes | Project management | Stormwater management | Floods | Aquatic habitats | Wildlife | Water-based recreation | Texas | United States

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