SEVERE WEATHER NOTICE
Harris County MUD No. 368 has taken a proactive position since
1998 to provide standby generator equipment for operating our
water and wastewater plants during any power outage.
In the event of a hurricane or other weather-related disaster,
your District should be able to continue to serve all of our
customers with full water and wastewater services. In the
unlikely event that our facilities become damaged where
continued operation is not possible or safe, your water district
will communicate to you through the following sources:
Posting of boil water notices on signs at the entrance of
News postings on area television and radio stations
The Districtís web page as soon as possible
Our Precinct 4 Constables
As a precaution before a hurricane makes landfall, you should do
Pack emergency food and prescriptions into plastic boxes
that can be easily carried in the event you must relocate.
Have a first aid kit, radio and flashlight with spare
Ensure that cell phones are fully charged and place cell
phone chargers in your plastic storage boxes.
Purchase and store plastic or vinyl tarp for temporary
repair of roof or window damage.
Have a camera to record pre storm conditions of your home
and post storm damage. You should also have personal phone
numbers of your relatives, insurance agent, etc.
Pick up any loose items and store them in your home or
garage. Loose items can become deadly projectiles in
hurricane force winds. Help your neighbors secure their
Keep and install plywood over your windows or apply heavy
tape across the major areas of the glass to prevent
Clean out containers and store drinking water for your
family for several days allowing 2 gallons per person per
Clean out and store water in your bathtubs to use for
flushing your toilets. It usually takes about a gallon of
water poured into the bowl to evacuate it after use.
If you or your family decides to go outside, be careful and
watch out for poisonous snakes and downed electrical wires.
Do not try to touch or move downed wires as they may still be
energized and can cause severe shock or death.
Additional storm-related information and checklists can be found
at the following website.
Roy P. Lackey
Harris County MUD 368
Harris County Municipal Utility District (MUD) 368 -- originally known
as Three Lakes MUD No. 1 -- was created by order of the Texas Water
Rights Commission (currently the
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality - TCEQ) on December 13, 1973, to provide water and
wastewater services to residents. Since that time, the District has
added garbage collection, recycling and
Harris County Precinct 4 Constable
Harris County MUD #368 is managed by five elected Directors and is
presently composed of nine subdivisions in various states of
development: Three Lakes, Three Lakes East, Pinecrest Forest,
Northpointe East, Willow Falls, StonePine, Northern Point, Ashford
Place, and Ashford Grove. The total number of connections served are
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