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 The Road to Recovery - Harvey Information

 

9.20.17 - 9:00 a.m.

FEMA Disaster Assistance 

Saturday, Sept. 23 & Sunday, Sept. 24
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

PISD Educational Support Center
1928 N. Main, Pearland Texas, 77581

FEMA representatives available to answer questions about the FEMA assistance process, look up individual cases, and register impacted residents.
 
FEMA advance registration is preferred at 
1.800.621.3362 and disasterassistance.gov

 

 

Helpful FEMA links: 

The City's storm debris removal contractor began work on Sept. 6 in the most heavily impacted areas in the City. Residents will have until Wednesday, Oct. 5 to put out storm debris for collection. Please see the City's website for instructions on the proper way to place debris for pick-up.

 

storm debris

 

 

9.8.17 - 12:30 p.m.

A message from Waste Management: Recycling, green waste and heavy trash (not storm debris) service will resume on Monday, Sept. 11. Waste Management will not pick up bulk items if they are or were wet from the storm. They will pick up bulk items (i.e. mattresses, sofas, etc. only if they are uncontaminated). If items are deemed contaminated by Harvey, those items will be left at the curb for pick up by the City's storm debris collection contractor. Green waste will not be picked up unless it is normal green waste such as leaves, grass clippings, and branches that are cut, tied and bundled as normal.

9.8.17 - 9 a.m.

FEMA Disaster Assistance 

Monday, Sept. 11 & Tuesday, Sept. 12
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

2337 Galveston Ave., Pearland Texas, 77581

FEMA representatives available to answer questions about the FEMA assistance process, look up individual cases, and register impacted residents.
 
FEMA advance registration is preferred at 
1.800.621.3362 and disasterassistance.gov

9.6.17 - 4:17 p.m.

Report damage to your home at pearlandtx.gov/damagereport. Completing this form will help the City better estimate and assess damage and necessary debris pickup. NOTE: This report is NOT intended for emergency response, but for informational purposes only.

9.6.17 - 12:45 p.m.

Inaccurate information has been spreading. RUMOR CONTROL: There is NOT a boil water order for Pearland. The potable water system has not been impacted and your water is safe to drink. 

9.6.17 - 11:30 a.m.

The City's storm debris contractor will begin work today in Clear Creek Estates. It is imperative that residents separate hurricane and flood-related damage debris from standard household trash. All hurricane/flood related debris MUST BE REMOVED from plastic bags. Please set aside an area for standard household trash that is separated from debris piles so that standard household trash can be found and removed by the City’s household trash collection provider. Also, for your safety, stay clear of the debris trucks and grapple, storm debris collection truck drivers have limited visibility. Keep children and pets away from the work area.

If you have questions, please call 281.652.1900 for assistance. We appreciate your patience.

9.5.17 -  8 p.m.

The City's storm debris removal contractor will begin work tomorrow, Sept. 6 in the most heavily impacted areas in the City. Residents will have until Wednesday, Oct. 5 to put out storm debris for collection. Please see the City's website for instructions on the proper way to place debris for pick-up.

storm debris

 

 

9.5.17 - 5:15 p.m.

Waste Management is back on schedule for regular garbage pick up (storm debris is not included). Residential/Commercial recycling pick up is suspended until next week. For more information, log on to wm.com/alerts.

9.5.17 - 10:15 p.m.

9.5.17 - 9:45 a.m. 

9.1.17 - 1 p.m. 

We are aware our residents are still experiencing flood waters in their apartments at Tranquility Lakes. The City of Pearland has Public Works on scene utilizing five pumps to reduce the water levels. Flood water is being pumped into the ditches located on Fite Rd. and Broadway St. to relieve the area.

9.1.17 - 11:25 p.m.

Waste Management will be operating through the Labor Day holiday normally scheduled on Monday, Sept. 3. Also Waste Management will be continuing to service Thursday routes that it did not complete. It will start Friday routes after it completes its remaining Thursday routes. 

8.31.17 - 5:15 p.m.

For residents interested in applying for FEMA assistance, check out this website for more information. Be prepared to provide your personal information if you are applying for assistance. If you wish to start the application process go to the FEMA Disaster Assistance site.

8.31.17 - 3:15 p.m.

  • The emergency conditions curfew for the City of Pearland has been lifted.
  • The juvenile curfew addressed by city ordinance is still in effect.

8.31.17 - 2:35 p.m.

  • The requirement for permits for home repairs remains in effect, but permit fees will be waived.
  • If your home has flooded, turn off your natural gas. The gas meter should be turned off if water has damaged any natural gas appliance.
  • If your home has flooded, turn off electric circuit breakers until an electrician can evaluate your system.
  • To protect residents, all contractors must register with the City in order to ensure that they are properly licensed and bonded.

8.31.17 - 11:55 p.m.

  • Waste Management has resumed limited service on a regular schedule for scheduled residents and commercial customers. Recycling and green waste will not be serviced until further notice - only household garbage. Please do not put out recycling carts.

  • Please place your normal household garbage several feet from any storm debris which should be sorted by Vegetative,Construction/Demolition Debris, Appliances, Electronics and Hazardous Waste as out lined here. It is important that your household garbage is separate from the storm damage debris. Please do not place any storm debris in garbage bags.
  • Curbside Garbage and Debris Guidelines for Pearland

8.31.17 - 10 a.m.

  • In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, the Pearland Fire Marshal's Office hopes you and your families are safe. The Fire Marshal's Office also reminds residents that in accordance with Pearland City Ordinance 10-47 Local Amendment 307.1 General. No person shall kindle or maintain any type of open fire or burning within the city and all of the city's extra-territorial jurisdiction (ETJ) within 5,000 feet of the city's corporate limits.It is prohibited to burn any debris or tree limbs. If there are any questions, please contact the Fire Marshal's Office at 281.997.4650.
  • During this difficult time, our residents have shown courage, strength, and grit. The outpouring of support witnessed in this community cannot be measured. You have overcome adversity in the face of disaster and when Harvey showed you his worst, Pearland has shown the world our best.

    A great amount of donated items have been dropped off at the shelter located in Pearland High School. At this time, the shelter is not in need of any more donations. In fact, the shelter is transitioning to a Distribution Center on Friday Sept. 1 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Individuals in need will be able to stop by and pick up necessary clothing, toiletries, and packaged food items.

8.30.17 - 11:25 p.m.

The City Hall Annex will open at 12 p.m. today and services offered in the Annex will be available including Inspections/Permits, Water Billing & Collections.

8.30.17 - 1:30 p.m.

  • Waste Management will resume limited services on Thursday Aug. 31, 2017 for scheduled residents and commercial customers.Recycling and green waste will not be serviced tomorrow - only garbage. Please do not put out recycling carts.
  • Today, we will continue to update our online map of areas impacted by Harvey. Public Works crews will be out assessing road conditions to ensure the most accurate information is available for map updates.  
  • The City of Pearland will continue its curfew tonight with adjusted hours of 12 a.m. to 5 a.m.

8.30.17 - 11 a.m.

At this time, we are unable to respond to every request regarding donations/volunteers. Please complete this form rto provide your information if you are interested in volunteering or donating.  

8.29.17 - 11:30 p.m.

The following graphic will provide detailed information regarding 6 different water gauges along Clear Creek depicting water levels of the creek from Aug. 25 ending Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. Top of bank levels are provided for comparison purposes. This information will be updated by 12 p.m. on Aug. 30.

Clear Creek High Levels

 

8.29.17 - 8:50 p.m.

If you witness looting, report it to our Police department and we will respond accordingly. Additionally, we currently have had no reports of looting within the City limits. Thank you for your assistance in this matter.

 

8.29.17 - 12:50 p.m. 

At this time, we are unable to respond to every request regarding donations. Please complete this form and we will be in contact with you as soon as possible. 

Waste Management, the City's waste collection provider will not be providing trash/recycling on Tuesday, Aug. 29. Follow the Waste Management alerts page for information regarding collection on other days this week. 
 
Damage reports
If you have experienced damage in your home, please report that information to us at pearlandtx.gov/damagereport
 

8.28.17 - 8:15 p.m.

damage report

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