The National Weather Service has issued a Hurricane watch for Harris County and the surrounding counties in the Houston metropolitan area, as Hurricane Laura continues to strengthen and approach the Texas coast. Over the next several days, the Houston metropolitan area may receive significant amounts of rainfall which could result in localized flooding. There also is a risk of wind and other damage from the storm.
MUD 501’s (the District) water and sewer system operator, Environmental Development Partners (EDP), is implementing its emergency preparedness procedures, as necessary, and will continue to monitor the progress of the storm and adjust its procedures accordingly. Please contact EDP at (832) 467-1599 at any time to report issues with District facilities.
Additional information and updates about the storm are available through the following:
- Harris County Homeland Security & Emergency Management
- National Weather Service
- National Hurricane Center
- Harris County Flood Control District Flood Warning System
The District encourages you to review your emergency preparedness plan and to continue to frequently monitor information about the storm as it develops. The District will also be providing storm related updates as appropriate on its website and through email alerts.