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Texas Tech University research project helps City of Rockport


February 26, 2019

ROCKPORT, Texas — A group of college students from Texas Tech University were in Rockport on Tuesday after helping the city to save about $50,000.

The group was part of a project researching how cities can rebuild after suffering a massive flood such as when Rockport went through as a result of Hurricane Harvey.

Since October of 2018, the students have been working on the project, and the most significant lesson they've learned about the city is that it is necessarily one big sponge.

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