Intense flooding devastated the state of Texas during the month of May leaving communities and many districts across the state scrambling to clean-up and repair their flood damaged facilities.
Houston ISD, the largest school district in Texas and the seventh-largest in the United States, was one of those districts. Flooding of the stadium from the city’s overwhelmed storm drain system rendered the field at Delmar Stadium unsuitable for play.
The stadium hosts football and soccer teams for 43 middle schools and 24 high schools throughout the district. In July Houston ISD made the decision to replace the field. [Read more…]