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Hurricane Laura Response

Information you may need if you are affected by Hurricane Laura.

Important information Governor Greg Abbott issued a disaster declarationExit the TCEQ.

Important information TCEQ is committed to responding to Hurricane Laura while also following Department of State Health Services guidance for COVID19Exit the TCEQ.

Important information TCEQ’s News Release on Hurricane LauraExit the TCEQ.

Important information Texas Hurricane CenterExit the TCEQ – Information about evacuations and receiving centers and other resources from the Governor’s Office.

Important information EPA's Hurricane Laura websiteExit the TCEQ – Information from the EPA about Hurricane Laura.

Important information StoryMap: TCEQ’s Hurricane Laura ResponseExit the TCEQ

Enforcement Discretion and Rules Suspensions:

Air Monitoring:

  • Air Monitoring – TCEQ and partner agency handheld readings, samples, analysis, graphs, and summaries from stationary and mobile monitoring for areas impacted by Hurricane Laura.
  • Stationary Monitoring – The latest information on the Texas air monitoring network and monitoring data.

Waste Management Guidance:


Underground Storage Tank Guidance:

Drinking Water Guidance:

General Public

Public Water Systems

Water Haulers

Wastewater Treatment Plant Guidance:

After a hurricane, flood, tornado or other disaster, this information will help you manage conditions at your wastewater treatment plant.

Air Permit Guidance:

If your facility has a permit to protect air quality, read the following information after a hurricane or other disaster. The guidance will help operators and owners prevent or minimize any increased risk to human health and safety.