City of Dallas Flood Control
City of Dallas flood Control & Interior Drainage Management

Safeguard's the City of Dallas from flooding & maintains Dallas Levee System and Floodway


Trinity News & Events

2018 Trinity River Photo Contest Starts June 1!

Photo Contest Tour at NorthPark Center

The winning images from the 2017 Trinity River Photo Contest will be at NorthPark Center June 7 through June 19. Come see them!

Get ready, set and take more photos to share the Trinity River, Great Trinity Forest, trails, Dallas Floodway, and all the plants and wildlife associated with this wild and beautiful space that runs through the City. There are wonderful amenities too such as the Texas Horse Park, Trinity River Audubon Center, Great Trinity Forest Gateway and Horse Trails, Lower and Upper Chain of Wetlands, Trinity Overlook, and Ronald Kirk Bridge. Get your camera's ready and your walking shoes on!  It's time to take pictures.

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Free Fun Starts Here!

Trinity River Corridor Calendar of Events

From FREE Trinity Movie Nights to a July 3 extravaganza and cultural events, there is something for families to enjoy along the Trinity River at the gateway areas.  Setup your entire calendar year by viewing the comprehensive listing below! 

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Restoring the Blackland Prairie

The planting count rises with the recent Corporate Day of Service held at the Pavaho Wetlands in the Dallas Floodway and at the Pavaho Pretreatment Pond along Canada Drive in Dallas.  Seed balls, high marsh plants, emergent wetland plants, and native seeds were installed by 185 volunteers.  More than 1500 plants went into the ground and 15 "No Mow" signs were installed. It was a "bumper crop" day getting all the work done.

In the Great Trinity Forest, Trinity Watershed Management hosted a planting for staff and Citizen Foresters at Elam Pond.  Over 1,000 high marsh plant species were planted with Texas bluebonnets blooming nearby.  And, 200 emergent aquatic species went into the waterline shelf in Elam Pond. Nearby, crews work at the First Tee of Greater Dallas Facilility to ensure its opening in early summer.   Follow us @mytrinityriver!  

TWM at Elam Pond installing 1,000 plants.

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UNT Hosts Past Years Collections

Photography Winners from Previous Years

You can see some of the past winners in PowerPoint format below or you can visit the University of North Texas' downtown campus and see winners from 2010, 2012 and 2014 in the lobby and on floors 3, 4, 6, and 7. There are many ways to Experience the Trinity!

Winners from all the years!​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​