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.
Water Filling Stations
Thrall City Hall, 104 Main Street, has canned water available Sunday, February 21, from noon to 2 p.m. while supplies last.
Jonah Water Special Utility has water available at 4050 FM1660, Hutto, TX 78634, from noon until 4 p.m. while supplies last. Please bring your own container.
Andice has water distribution available today at Santa Rose Catholic Church, 6571 FM 970, Florence. It will be open noon to 4 p.m. while supplies last. Please bring your own container.
The City of Georgetown is offering a filling station for potable water from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Residents should bring their own containers for water. Limit 20 gallons per family.
Georgetown Community Center, located at 445 E. Morrow St., Georgetown
Florence City Hall, 106 S. Patterson Ave., Florence, TX 76527
The City of Taylor Sunday, February 21. Please be mindful that we have a limited supply of water available for the entire community, and only take what you need.
- The Drinking Water Distribution Center at Fire Station #1, 200 Washburn, will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. or until supplies are depleted. Residents will be able to pick up a bag with 6 cans of drinking water per vehicle.
- The Texas Beer Company will also be distributing bulk drinking water provided by the City at the brewery on 1331 West Second Street from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Residents must bring their own containers and can fill up to 20 gallons per vehicle.
Additional winter resource information for Taylor is available here.
The City of Cedar Park water filling station is now closed at the Cedar Park City Hall, located at 450 Cypress Creek Road, in Cedar Park.
Weir has canned water available from noon to 4 p.m. today until supplies run out at Weir Fire/ESD 6 Station, 450 FM 1105, Weir.
City of Austin water distribution and resources can be found here.
These breweries are boiling water to make it potable. Not all locations are in Williamson County. All are offering water if you bring your own containers, and they are limiting supply per person to a few gallons.
- Whitestone Brewery- 601 E Whitestone Blvd #500, Cedar Park, TX 78613
- Infamous Brewery - 4602 Weletka Dr, Austin, TX 78734
- Brewtorium - 6015 Dillard Cir A, Austin, TX 78752
- Rentsch Brewery - 2500 NE Inner Loop, Georgetown, TX 78626
Natural Grocers in Georgetown is allowing people to fill five-gallon jugs. For more information visit https://investors.naturalgrocers.com/2021-02-17-Natural-Grocers-Providing-Free-Filtered-Water-For-Texas-Communities-Through-February-23
Hill Country Community Ministries has set up a water filling station for the Leander community on Saturday, February 20, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Their facility is located at 1005 Lacy Drive.
The City of Leander has water filling sites for water that must be boiled before consumption. Please bring your own containers.
- Akin Elementary, 3261 Barley Rd. Enter Sandbur Ln off Journey Pkwy. (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) No more than 20 gallons per vehicle.
- Pleasant Hill Elementary, 1800 Horizon Park. Enter from Crystal Falls Pkwy. (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) No more than 20 gallons per vehicle.
- Rouse High School, 1222 Raider Way. Enter northwest parking lot from Raider Way. (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) No more than 20 gallons per vehicle.
- Hill Country Community Ministries Food Bank, 1005 Lacy Dr. Saturday (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and Sunday (12-3 p.m.) Turn south on Lacy Dr. from Sonny Dr. No more than 20 gallons per vehicle.
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 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.
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. 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. 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.
Oxygen Condenser Battery Recharging Stations
Oxygen-dependent people with rechargeable oxygen condensers who have lost power can go to specific public safety buildings to recharge their batteries. These facilities are being opened to address a critical medical need and will be open specifically for these individuals only.
• Open 24 hours. WilCo Sheriff’s Office Training Room, 508 Rock St., Georgetown
Warming centers in Williamson County have closed. For a list of Austin shelters, go to https://adrn.org/shelters.
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.