Letter from San Jacinto River Authority four months BEFORE Harvey storm genuinely blood curdling

Letter from San Jacinto River Authority four months BEFORE Harvey storm genuinely blood curdling

Conroe, March 1 – It’s a letter Texas Governor Greg Abbott, Attorney General Ken Paxton, Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe, Senator Robert Nichols (R-Tyler), and State Representatives Steve Toth (R-Conroe), Will Metcalf (R-Conroe), and Cecil Bell (R-Magnolia) should all read immediately. It’s a letter for which San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) Board of Directors member Kaaren […]

San Jacinto River Authority finally acts responsibly (somewhat) and begins to lower Lake Conroe before height of hurricane season

  Conroe, August 2 – Despite opposition from lame duck, anti-citizen, Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, who is far more focused on the beauty of his golf round than on the safety of Montgomery County citizens, the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) announced yesterday that it will finally begin to do what citizens and elected […]

Editorial: A proposed reform measure for the San Jacinto River Authority during the 2019 “Sunset”

ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer Many residents of Montgomery County believe that the San Jacinto River Authority caused the flooding damage to homes downstream during Tropical Storm Harvey by increasing by a massive quantity the amount of water discharged from the Lake Conroe Dam, by failing to warn residents downstream that SJRA was about to release […]

Creighton, Toth, Huberty call for investigation into SJRA, possible sunsetting

Conroe, The Woodlands, and Kingwood, September 10 – State Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe), State Representative Dan Huberty (R-Kingwood), and former State Representative Steve Toth (R-The Woodlands) have called for an investigation in the Texas Legislature of the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA). Creighton has added that he’s glad the SJRA is up for sunset review […]

Montgomery County’s Pearl Harbor: What Would You Have Done Differently If You Controlled SJRA’s Decisions?

Montgomery County’s Pearl Harbor: What Would You Have Done Differently If You Controlled SJRA’s Decisions?

Image: The wreckage of the United States battleship, the USS Arizona, on December 8, 1941, one day after the Pearl Harbor Attack. Lake Conroe Dam, September 4 – There are striking similarities between the United States’ handling of the Pearl Harbor Attack on December 7, 1941, and the San Jacinto River Authority’s (SJRA) terrible handling of […]