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Wastewater Spill Along Buffalo Bayou (10/19/2017) - The following information is provided by the Houston Public Works & Engineering Department HOUSTON - A storm-related embankment collapse on the south bank of Buffalo Bayou has resulted in the structural failure of a 42-inch sanitary sewer pipe and the spill of domestic wastewater. The area potentially affected by the spill near 9602 Longmont includes Buffalo Bayou and at least 300 feet downstream. Houston’s drinking water remains safe. Houston Public Works is closely monitoring the situation and installing a by-pass pump to continue to provide wastewater service to customers until permanent repairs can be made. Access to the area is difficult and the …
houstonrecovers.org HoustonRecovers.org | Disaster Recovery Information for Houston Residents (10/2/2017) - The City of Houston has been working with state and federal agencies, as well as local non-profits to help Houstonians affected by flooding in during Harvey and in 2015/2016. Visit HoustonRecovers.org for more information.
Report Storm Damage to Houston 311 (2/14/2017) - The City of Houston Office of Emergency Management is asking any residents to report flooding or debris in City roadways.  By letting us know, we can get crews out to either help barricade or drain flooded areas, and clear roadways to get traffic moving again. Reporting Flooding What qualifies as structural flooding? If water which rose from the street, drainage canal, creek, or bayou or other body of water made entry into a structure, causing water to partially or wholly inundate the structure. What does not qualify as structural flooding? Water which came up to a fence, driveway or backyard, …
Would You Need Help in a Disaster? Register for Assistance Online or by Phone (1/15/2017) - The State of Texas Emergency Assistance Register (STEAR) provides residents an opportunity to register for assistance in the event of a disaster. Sign up today! Register for the STEAR program by visiting texasstear.org. Register here What is the STEAR Program? In the event of an emergency some individuals may need additional assistance leaving their homes, or responding to emergency conditions by themselves.  The State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry (STEAR)  allows residents to provide information on their specific situation to emergency management officials who will work to help them evacuate safely, or provide them with the appropriate life-sustaining help they need …
Traffic Information from Houston Transtar (8/9/2017) - When emergencies occur, traffic throughout the Houston area can be affected. Stay up to date with information from Houston Transtar.  

 

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