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Hurricane Preparedness

Because it's hurricane season in the Gulf, it makes sense to be aware of what you might need to do to prepare for a hurricane or tropical storm.

Important information The National Hurricane Center reports that Hurricane Beryl made landfall near Matagorda. See our webpage on Hurricane Beryl.

See the National Hurricane Center’s webpage to track potential storms.

Advice for Everyone

If a storm approaches the Texas coast, check this page regularly for updates.

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.