Story by Emanuella Grinberg, CNN
Edited by Braden Goyette, CNN
Video by Madeleine Stix, CNN
Photographs by Scott Dalton and Brittany Greeson for CNN
Two days after Hurricane Harvey
made landfall in Texas in August 2017, as historic rainfall submerged parts of Houston, the Army Corps of Engineers released
water from two reservoirs into a river running through one of the country's richest zip codes.