Debris Removal Notice for Harris Country Residents

4 p.m. Press Conference with Judge Ed Emmett

http://harrisrecovery.org/wp-content/uploads/Debris-Removal-for-HC-Residents-2016v5.pdf

  • Normal Household Trash – Normal household trash and bagged debris of any kind will not be picked up with disaster debris. You should continue to follow your normal garbage removal schedule.
  • Vegetative Debris (do not put in bags) – Leaves, Logs, Plants, Trees
  • Construction & Demolition Debris – Building materials, Carpet, Drywall, Furniture, Lumber, Mattresses, Plumbing
  • Appliances and White Goods – Air conditioners, Dishwashers (taped shut), Freezers (food removed, taped shut), Refrigerators (
    food removed, taped shut), Stoves (taped shut), Washers, dryers (taped shut), Water heaters
  • Electronics – Computers, Radios, Stereos, Televisions
  • Household Hazardous Waste – Cleaning supplies, Batteries, Lawn chemicals, Oils, Oil-based paints and stains, Pesticides

Debris Separation

Separate debris into the six categories shown above.

Household Hazardous Waste should be taken to the County’s Household Hazardous Waste Facility at 6900 Hahl Road for disposal.

Please call 281-560-6230 for hours and more information or visit: http://www.eng.hctx.net/Consultants/Household-Hazardous/Household-Hazardous-Waste.

Do Not Stack or Lean

Placing debris near or on trees, poles, or other structures makes removal difficult. This includes fire hydrants and meters.

Unsure Where to Place Debris?

Place debris in the public rights-of -way. If you don’t have a sidewalk, ditch, or utility line in front of your house, place debris no further than 15 feet off the back of curb or edge of pavement.

Note: Any debris placed from the sidewalk toward your property will not be picked up.

Private Roads, Business, Commercial and Light Industrial Waste

Please check with your respective management companies for disposal options.

The MUD District will be doing all we can to expedite collection.

REMINDER: Limited Household Waste Pickup September 7th

Waste Corporation of Texas, L.P. (WCA) has announced a limited household waste pickup to take place on Thursday, September 7.

WCA states that residents MUST follow the following steps to have trash picked up:

1.  Only household waste will be picked up.

  • Household waste MUST be in containers, bags, or WCA provided carts.
  • DO NOT PUT OUT ANY LAWN WASTE or MIX IN LAWN WASTE. 

2.  There is a limit of 4 bags only.  ONLY 4 BAGS will be picked up per house.

  • Or, (1) Customer owned container
  • Or, (1) WCA provided cart

3.  Trash must be placed at the street BUT not on the street. 

  • KEEP ALL ROADWAYS ACCESSIBLE FOR THE TRUCKS AND EMERGENCY VEHICLES.

4.  Do not put out trash until Thursday morning.  Trash must be out by 7:00 am.

5.  If you have yard waste currently bagged at the street, you don’t need to move; however, it will not be picked up.  Please make sure it is NOT placed in the street.

This is a limited service only. WCA’s goal is to pick up the waste safely and as much as possible. WCA will resume normal operations as soon as possible. 

Note:  Recycling service is scheduled to resume on Monday, September 11.

WCA’s commercial collection service is operating on a limited basis.  WCA is only collecting trash from hospitals, apartments, restaurants, and convenience stores. WCA expects to begin normal operations very soon. 

Update on Sanitary Sewer System

Residents of Harris County MUD No. 102 may begin conservative use of sewer (with the exception of Savannah Estates Subdivision).

What does this mean? You may take quick showers, flush toilets, and wash dishes by hand in the sink.

Special Meeting Wednesday, September 6th

The Board of Directors of Harris County MUD No. 102 will hold a special meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, 6 September 2017, at 15300 Falmouth (Water Plant No. 2; entrance is on Kentwick).