Functions of the Local Flood Plain

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The unimproved and improved channel systems throughout the City of Oak Ridge North provide a wide range of benefits to the human and natural systems. They provide flood storage and conveyance, reduce flood velocities and flood peaks. Water quality is improved through the channel bottoms’ ability to filter nutrients and impurities from runoff and process organic wastes. The local channel bottoms provide breeding and feeding for fish and wildlife, create and enhance waterfowl habitat, and protect habitats for rare and endangered species. The floodplains are an important asset. They provide open space, aesthetic pleasure, and areas for active and passive uses. 
27424 Robinson Road
Oak Ridge North, Texas 77385
Main Line: 281-292-4648
After Hours Answering Service: 281-292-4642
Permits: 832-381-3301
Police (non-emergency): 281-292-4643
Municipal Court: 281-292-8736
Municipal Court Fax: 281-364-7168
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