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Update: Wastewater Treatment Plants in West Houston

By | 2017-09-14T14:43:27+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Community, Public Safety, Residential|

Per Public Works and Engineering, as of Thursday, Sept. 14 at 8:30 a.m., the West District and Turkey Creek wastewater treatment plants in west Houston are fully operational. These wastewater plants provide sanitary sewer service to zip codes: 77024, 77041, 77043, 77055, 77077, 77079, 77080, and 77094 (map below). "Thank you to our amazing community [...]

Updates from your City of Houston

By | 2017-09-14T14:18:38+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Community, Public Safety|

Houston Recovers from Harvey The Planning & Development (P&D) family hopes that everyone is safe and well, considering the extreme circumstance our city experienced over the last two weeks. Hurricane Harvey affected all of us one way or another, but it also brought us together. Houstonians witnessed great service, sacrifice, bravery, kindness, and compassion throughout [...]

Guide to Disaster Assistance Services for Immigrant Houstonians

By | 2017-09-05T10:10:54+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Community, Public Safety, Residential|

To All Houstonians and Community Partners, In the aftermath of a natural disaster of unprecedented proportions, the people of Houston have inspired the nation with their determination, selflessness, and camaraderie. Hurricane Harvey has affected us all deeply, and the road to recovery will surely be a long one. We can find hope, however, in the [...]

Beaumont Water System Fails/Harvey Devastation Is Staggering

By | 2017-08-31T10:51:01+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Community, Public Safety|

The unfolding catastrophe due to Hurricane Harvey is staggering! Sadly, the death toll has risen to 29 lives lost. The number of people in shelters continues to rise, new mandatory evacuations due to Barker Dam Reservoir flooding Cinco Ranch in Fort Bend County, Texas and evacuations in Beaumont/Port Arthur continue. The water system is down [...]

File Harvey Insurance Claims ASAP: What You Need to Know

By | 2017-08-29T16:42:20+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Community, Public Safety, Residential|

As you know, our region is still in a state of emergency and there is flooding throughout. Flooding is still a serious threat and there are hazardous conditions across the region. People who are safely sheltered in place should remain there and avoid unnecessary travel. Know that even after the rain ceases, it may take [...]

Hurricane Harvey: List of Houston Emergency Shelters and Supply Needs

By | 2017-08-28T14:47:28+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Community, Public Safety|

If you are need of shelter as Houston continues to experience flood conditions as a result of Hurricane Harvey, the following locations have established temporary emergency shelters: George R. Brown Convention Center MO Campbell Education Center Holy Name Catholic Church Chinese Community Center Kashmere Garden Library Sunnyside MSC West End MSC Denver Harbor MSC Third [...]

Hurricane Alert Update: Potentially Life-Threatening Storm for Texas/Louisiana!

By | 2017-08-24T14:04:52+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Community, Public Safety|

Red Cross Partners and Friends: While we were sleeping overnight, a significant, prolonged and potentially life-threatening storm in the Gulf of Mexico continues to organize and strengthen. Tropical Depression Harvey has strengthened into a Tropical Storm and is expected to become a strong Category 1 Hurricane with sustained winds of 85 mph [...]