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August 2017 (Harvey)

Recovery, Relocation, and Alluvial Awareness in Post-Harvey Houston

Rice University’s Center for Energy & Environmental Research in the Human Sciences (CENHS) and Department of Anthropology is conducting research to find out, via surveys and in-person interviews, how people whose homes were flooded decide to stay or relocate. All of the results from this research will be anonymized, and shared with City of Houston and Harris County officials to help their planning and recovery efforts.

For more information on this project, download this flyer and/or contact Principal Investigator Dominic Boyer or Project Lead Mark Vardy (their email addresses can be found on the flyer).

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 April 2018 06:58

Free Restoration Services for Flood-Damaged Family Photos

Appointments available 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, December 9 and 10

Preservation Houston is partnering in a special program with Operation Photo Rescue (OPR) to reclaim family photos damaged during Hurricane Harvey.

PH is accepting appointments to submit photos for restoration. Appointments are required and are limited to one per household. Because of the incredible number of photos damaged during Harvey, OPR will accept a maximum of ten (10) photographs per household. There is no charge for this service.

Schedule appointments online for Saturday, December 9, or Sunday, December 10. The event will be held at the Heights Clocktower, 611 West 22nd Street in the Heights.

During the Houston sessions, digital copies will be made of damaged photographs and the original photos will be returned immediately to the owner. The digital images will be sent to volunteer restorers around the United States who will repair, reprint and return the restored photographs at no cost to the people who own them.

Volunteers are needed for a variety of roles. Three-hour shifts are available beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 9, and Sunday, December 10. Volunteer online and indicate the shift(s) you can work and your preferred job. Volunteers must be able to work an entire three-hour shift.

Photographers who would like to volunteer for the program should This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 713-510-3990 during regular business hours.

We look forward to helping reclaim your family treasures. As OPR says, "Insurance doesn't restore memories . . . but we do!"


Recycling Returns to Willow Meadows

Starting the week of Monday, November 13, 2017, residential recycle pick up will resume operation as normal. Placed GREEN CART at the curb between 6 p.m. the day before and 7 a.m. on the scheduled collection day.Visit our website for information on schedules and items accepted in your recycling GREEN CART.

“B Week” collection will begin the week of Monday, November 13, 2017.

“A Week” collection will begin the week of Monday, November 20, 2017.


City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department Temporary Storm Recovery Information

Garbage Collection ONLY - Recycling Collection & Yard/Junk Waste Suspended

The ONLY regularly scheduled solid waste service is garbage collection. All other scheduled services – curbside recycling, yard waste and junk/tree waste – are suspended until further notice. Please do not put your green cart with recycling or yard waste bags out, they will not be collected. We appreciate your cooperation and patience as we all recover together.

Move Parked Vehicles

Remove all parked vehicles from the streets when debris crews are working in your neighborhood. Debris should be placed close to the side of the road away from mailboxes, trees, meters, fire hydrants and other structures. Please do not place debris in the roadway. If debris crews are unable to pass safely along the streets, they will not be able to remove your debris.

Expanded Hours of Operation

To better serve Houstonians, the Neighborhood Depositories, Environmental Service Center, and Westpark Recycling Center all have expanded hours of operation.

Southwest Depository (10785 Southwest Fwy 77074)
Material Accepted: Debris, heavy trash, tree waste, recycling, tires, mattresses, concrete
Open: Monday – Sunday; 8am – 8pm

Environmental Service Center (11500 South Post Oak 77035)
Material Accepted: Household Hazardous Waste (ex. paint, cleaners, fertilizer, batteries, etc.)
Open: Monday – Sunday; 9am – 3pm

Westpark Recycling Center (5900 Westpark 77057)
Material Accepted: Recycling only (ex. Paper, cardboard, plastic bottles and containers, aluminum and bimetal cans, glass containers, Styrofoam)
Open: Monday – Sunday; 8am – 5pm

Report Storm Damage

Please report storm related damage to 3-1-1, visit www.houstontx.gov or download the app for your convenience.

Click here for a printable flyer with this information.


Post Harvey Recovery Meeting Thursday Sept. 14

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