The City of Houston Emergency Information Center has prepared information and resources to help the community’s storm recovery. Regular updates can be accessed at www.HoustonRecovers.org.
For emergencies call 911.
For non-emergencies call HPD at 713-884-3131.
To request information about:
The Houston Health Department urges people impacted by Harvey flooding to take steps to stay safe and healthy. Good hygiene and food safety are of utmost importance:
People who experienced flooding but are now able to enter their homes safely can begin cleaning and sanitizing their homes.
Storm debris will be collected on an ongoing basis until further notice. Please place debris at the curb separated into the following piles:
Neighborhood depositories will be open 7-days a week from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. until further notice.
No household garbage, electronics or household hazardous waste is accepted at the neighborhood depository locations. No pets are allowed on the premises.
Customers must provide the following at the Neighborhood Depository Locations*:
Addresses and names on all presented documents must match and electronic records are NOT accepted. No proof of residency is required for recycling only.
Garbage Collection Schedule
Normal collection services will resume on the schedule as follows:
Curbside single stream recycling collection will be suspended until further notice. Customers may bring recyclables to neighborhood depository locations or the Westpark Recycling Center located at 5900 Westpark, Mon.-Sat., 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Closed Sept. 4 for Labor Day.
Yard, Junk, And Tree Waste Collection
Yard, junk, and tree waste collections will be suspended until further notice due to the need of extra personnel for debris collection related to disaster recovery.
For more information, visit www.HoustonSolidWaste.org or call 3-1-1.
Be cautious of those in the criminal element who are trying to feed on the misfortune of others.
A resource guide to help you get back on your feet after you have braved the storm.
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