With the continued risk of flooding in Southeast Texas, Lamar University and the University of Texas at Austin are working together to help the region improve its resiliency during large-scale flooding events.


To develop Southeast Texas (SETexas) as a prototype for regional flood mitigation and response, with the potential to expand the model state-wide.



Develop a funded research, agency and industry group which will:
  • Facilitate flood mitigation and sensoring technologies in SETexas
  • Collect data and coordinate with local, state and national stakeholders for stormwater modeling and decision making in SETexas, which is in support of the State Flood Plan
  • Work with SETexas for emergency response and facilitate an enactment exercise
  • Prepare a maintenance plan for a SETexas Flood Coordination Group