Six Months After Harvey, Plans for a More Flood-Resilient Houston Have a Long Way to Go By Texas Standard • Feb 26, 2018 TweetShareGoogle+Email An aerial view of the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas, Aug. 31, 2017. Hurricane Harvey formed in the Gulf of Mexico and made landfall in southeastern Texas, bringing record flooding and destruction to the region. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr. Stricter building regulations have been passed or are in the works, but plans to harden the Houston region against future storms still have to be funded. Listen Listening... / 3:40 By Travis Bubenik | February 26, 2018 9:30 am TweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.