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Water Distribution Locations and Other Winter Storm Resources Available

  • 22 February 2021
  • Author: Connie Odom
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Water Distribution Locations and Other Winter Storm Resources Available

The winter storm had a devastating effect on our region. However, Williamson County neighbors are reaching out to help their neighbors. Below are resources available for those impacted by the storm. Please note, some of these resources may vary in availability.  

Clean up Assistance

Crisis Clean up Hotline 1-800-329-8052

Residents in Bastrop, Hays, Travis & Williamson counties can call the “Crisis Clean Up” number 1-800-329-8052 requesting assistance to clean up their home and/or debris as well as repairing plumbing damage. Client information will then be shared with a network of volunteer organizations who will deploy their volunteers to homeowner locations to assist in clearing the debris and removing interior water/storm related damage, as well as helping with plumbing repairs. The “Crisis Clean Up” line is open now and will operate Monday-Saturday, 9 am – 8 pm, and Sunday, 1 pm – 6 pm. Homeowners can register for assistance through the “Crisis Clean Up” number until Tues., March 2. This crisis clean up effort is brought to you by Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN), Central Texas Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (CTX VOAD) and the volunteer management platform Crisis Clean Up. ow.ly/Ve0S50DFBrH

United Way Local Non-Profits  

United Way of Williamson County has a list of local non-profits that have resources available and can fulfill various needs. To see the full list of resources, please visit https://www.unitedway-wc.org/resources-individuals-need-help.   

Donations 

Residents who wish to support the community by making donations can do so at the following locations.  

  • First Baptist Church Georgetown, 1333 W University Ave, Georgetown. FBC is a key distribution point in helping those affected by the recent storm. The ministry is collaborating with Williamson County to provide necessary services to its neighbors. More information is available here: https://fbg.church/fbghelpcenter/
  • In Liberty Hill, a family has opened their home to serve as a donation drop-off sire for Liberty Hill residents. The home is located at 217 Grange Road, Liberty Hill. Please only donate non-perishable food that is unopened, water bottles that have been unopened, and any other items that may be experiencing a shortage right now.  

Austin Disaster Relief Network 

In response to the devastation caused by severe winter weather in the Greater Austin area, Austin Disaster Relief Network is raising funds and preparing for more volunteer deployments to support those in great need. For ways to help, please visit https://adrn.org. If you need help call the survivor hotline 512-806-0800.  

City Updates  

Each city jurisdiction is sharing the latest information on their websites and social media platforms. We encourage residents to check those sites for details pertaining to their city.  

Atmos Energy Addresses Customer Bills 

Atmos Energy understands customer concerns that the recent extreme weather may affect their natural gas bills, so we want to assure customers that bills in the near-term will not include any of the unusually high gas prices from the historic winter storms. Read full press release here. 

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