News

Put An End To The Buzz!
Posted: Sep 30, 2017 6:15pm

Mosquitoes aren’t just a bothersome itch, they are also carriers for the Zika virus and more. Here are a few safe treatments and natural prevention methods to keep your home bite-free.

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Hurricane Harvey Relief Help
Posted: Sep 28, 2017 11:06am

For those affected by Hurricane Harvey, knowing what to do next, where to find items that need replacing or contractors to help it get done, may be a bit of a challenge.To that end, the following list of resources has been compiled to help in the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

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Meeting Location Changed
Posted: Sep 8, 2017 4:04pm

HCMUD 1 Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month at 12:30 pm. This month the meeting location has been changed to:

Nino's Restaurant
2817 West Dallas
Houston, Texas 77019

The public is welcome to attend.

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Revisions to Trash and Recycling Schedule
Posted: Sep 7, 2017 2:18pm

Due to circumstances as a result of Hurricane Harvey, the recyclables which were scheduled to be picked up on 9/6 will not be collected until 9/10 (Sunday). Please have your recycle bins in the street no later than Sunday morning at 6:00am. We apologize for the inconvenience. Normal schedules for recycling should resume next week.

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Services Update
Posted: Sep 4, 2017 2:20pm

Water services are fully operational and the water is safe to drink. Trash collection services are continuing as regularly scheduled, but high volume and lots of traffic at disposal sites may cause some delays for trash collection for residents. Thank you for your patience as we get through the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

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FREEZE WARNING:

Houston’s weather is often-times unpredictable. Don’t let this year’s winter weather catch you unprepared. To prevent the inconvenience and expense of frozen pipes, take the following steps to help minimize future problems.


  • Never leave a garden hose attached to the faucet of your home in freezing weather. Disconnect and drain all hoses from all outside faucets.
  • Winterize Irrigation System (see diagram below)
  • Insulate backflow devices and outside faucets with newspaper, rags, foam or other insulating material. Cover them with plastic and secure with string, wire or duct tape.
  • Cover foundation vents with foam blocks or cardboard
  • Insulate hot and cold pipes in unheated areas, such as the garage, crawlspace or attic
  • Locate your main shutoff valve to your home and make sure you show household members how to turn off water to the house in case of emergency
winterizing your sprinkler system