County and Army Corps study Loosahatchie Basin flood areas

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 13, 2021 4:28 PM CT | Published: April 13, 2021 4:16 PM CT

A $450,000 joint county-federal grant would study 10 areas of land in northern Shelby County for flood control projects that could double as public recreation areas when they are not underwater. One project is already underway near Big Creek in Millington.

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Lee Harris Zachary Miller U.S. Army Corps of Engineers resiliency projects flood control

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.