Notice Regarding Recent Motor Vehicle Burglaries

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Notice Regarding Recent Motor Vehicle Burglaries

Recently, the Fall Creek community has experienced an increase in the number of motor vehicle burglaries.  In addition to other entities such as homeowners associations, there are two special districts in the Fall Creek community that help pay for the Harris County Sheriff’s Office to provide law enforcement, Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 96 and Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 49.  The Harris County Sheriff’s Office gathers statistics from these two areas. Here are the statistics from the Fall Creek community for burglary of a motor vehicle from November 2017 to February 6, 2018:

Fall Creek / WCID 96

November 2017 – 2

December 2017 – 0

January 2018 – 10

So far to February 5, 2018 – 1

Fall Creek / MUD 49

November 2017 – 3

December 2017 – 2

January 2018 – 2

So far to February 5, 2018 – 2

No one wants their car or truck broken it to and property stolen, but there are times when citizens provide crooks an opportunity for an easy burglary. The following is a list of things to do to that will deter your vehicle being a target:

  1. If possible, park your vehicles in your garage.
  2. If you do park in your driveway or in the street, LOCK YOUR VEHICLE. A substantial number of vehicles where property is taken are not locked.
  3. Keep the driveway lighted at night or have lights with motion sensors on them.
  4. When you go shopping or to the gym, be aware of where you park, and try to park as close to the business as you can. Also, don’t take things from the inside of your vehicle in the parking lot and then lock them in the trunk thinking your property will be safe. Often the crooks are watching, and they will break into your vehicle to gain access to the trunk.
  5. Do not leave anything of value such as laptop computers, briefcases, billfolds, purses, or shopping bags full of recently purchased items inside your car. It only takes a matter of seconds for crooks to look into your car and see articles left behind.
  6. Utilize the alarm system on your vehicle.
  7. If your vehicle is burglarized, be sure to file a report with the law enforcement agency who has jurisdiction where the offense occurred.

These are some of the things that can help from becoming the next victim. Do your part in avoiding your vehicle being burglarized.

Sgt. Raymond Scholwinski
Harris County Sheriff’s Office
7900 Will Clayton Parkway
Humble, Texas 77338
281-446-9155

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Consecutive Systems Public Notice

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HARRIS COUNTY WATER CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO.96

CONSECUTIVE SYSTEMS PUBLIC NOTICE

Pursuant to Title 30, Texas Administrative Code §290.122(g), because Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 96 (the “District”) purchases its drinking water from the City of Houston (the “City”), the City is providing this Consecutive Systems Public Notice to the District.  The District is communicating with the City regarding the Consecutive Systems Public Notice and will take any action if necessary. Residents should be aware that the District analyzes its drinking water daily for disinfection residuals as well as performing monthly checks for coliform bacteria levels. None of the District’s results have been below regulatory standards or indicated any type of problem.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT HOUSTON’S DRINKING WATER

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (the “TCEQ”) sets water quality standards for public drinking water.  Samples taken in the Houston Main Public Water System during October, November, and December 2017 were in compliance and met drinking water standards for bacteria; however, chlorine disinfectant residual levels during these months were below the TCEQ-required minimum standards in more than 5 percent of the samples taken, triggering a required notice from City.

WHAT SHOULD I DO?

HOUSTON’S DRINKING WATER REMAINS SAFE. There is nothing you need to do.

WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?

This is not an emergency. If it had been, you would have been notified within 24 hours.

WHAT IS BEING DONE?

Houston Water is:

  • monitoring chlorine levels at drinking water purification plants and throughout the water system to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • prioritizing field response by defining areas where disinfectant is low.
  • conducting maintenance to optimize water flow.

For more information about the nature and significance of this violation, you may call Si Environmental at (832) 490-1601.

This notice is being sent to you by Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No.96, Public Water System ID#: 1013175. Date distributed: February 2018.

Pursuant to federal and state notice requirements, Houston Water is required to notify you that inadequately treated water may contain disease-causing organisms. These organisms include bacteria, viruses, and parasites which can cause symptoms such as nausea, cramps, diarrhea, and associated headaches.

 Please share this information with all the other people who drink this water, especially those who may not have received this notice directly (for example, people in apartments, nursing homes, schools, and businesses). You can do this by posting this notice in a public place or distributing copies by hand or mail.

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Update Regarding Water Plant No. 1 Improvement Project

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UPDATE REGARDING WATER PLANT NO. 1 IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 96 is a water control and improvement district tasked with supplying water, collecting and treating wastewater, and controlling and diverting stormwater within its geographical boundaries.  In an effort to continue providing high quality water service to customers of the District, it is necessary for the District to make improvements to existing water facilities located in Water Plant No. 1, including constructing a water well and hydropneumatic tank and also recoating its existing ground water storage tank.

Earlier this year the District commenced drilling a new water well, and, as part of the new well’s construction, the District’s contractor must test the water well.  The testing will involve overnight well operations and result in an extended sound and noise event lasting approximately 36-hours.  The testing will commence either Friday, November 3rd, or Monday, November 6th.   The District apologizes for any inconvenience the testing may cause.  To mitigate the disturbance, the District has erected sound barriers and instructed the contractor to direct flood lights away from nearby homes.

Provided the testing is successful, the District anticipates the testing will conclude overnight operations related to well construction.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the water plant improvement project, please contact the District Operator, Si Environmental, at 832-490-1500.

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Request for Hurricane Harvey Information

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REQUEST FOR HURRICANE HARVEY INFORMATION

            Recently Harris County experienced catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, and Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 96 was not immune to the effects of the storm.  Although no homes experienced flooding, Brown & Gay Engineers, the District Engineer, is compiling data and information regarding the storm’s impact.   The District is asking residents submit information about Hurricane Harvey to BGE using this website, http://hcwcid96.2017flood.com.  Examples of information that may be submitted include drone video of flooding at peak water levels and high water data illustrated by photos of high water, debris lines, or mud lines as well as date and time of photo.  As with any data, please provide enough information for BGE to find the locations for survey.  Should you have any questions regarding submitting your data, please contact the District Engineer at 281-210-5570.

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Update Regarding Water Plant No. 1 Improvement Project

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UPDATE REGARDING WATER PLANT NO. 1 IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

            Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 96 is a water control and improvement district tasked with supplying water, collecting and treating wastewater, and controlling and diverting stormwater within its geographical boundaries.  In an effort to continue providing high quality water service to customers of the District, it is necessary for the District to make improvements to existing water facilities located in Water Plant No. 1, including constructing a water well and hydropneumatic tank and also recoating its existing ground water storage tank.

            Earlier this year the District commenced drilling a new water well, and the District’s contractor has notified the District that it will resume 24-hour drilling operations beginning Monday, September 25th.  The contractor anticipates 24-hour drilling operations to continue the entire week of September 25th.  The District apologizes for any inconvenience the 24-hour drilling operations may cause.  To mitigate the disturbance, the District has erected sound barriers and instructed the contractor to direct construction flood lights away from nearby homes.

            Although the overall construction project is anticipated to take nine to twelve months, 24-hour drilling operations will be limited.  The District will continue to notify residents about such operations prior to commencement.

            If you have any questions or concerns regarding the water plant improvement project, please contact the District Operator, Si Environmental, at 832-490-1500.

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Notice Regarding Garbage and Recycling Collection

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NOTICE REGARDING GARBAGE AND RECYCLING COLLECTION

            As a result of Hurricane Harvey, garbage and recycling collection services scheduled for Saturday, August 26th, have been suspended.  Weather conditions permitting, Eco Waste and Recycling, LLC, will resume such services on the next scheduled collection day.  Residents are encouraged to monitor the Eco Waste and Recycling website (www.ecowasteandrecycling.org) for further information.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Eco Waste at 832-623-6564.

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Update Regarding Water Plant No. 1 Improvement Project

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UPDATE REGARDING WATER PLANT NO. 1 IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 96 is a water control and improvement district tasked with supplying water, collecting and treating wastewater, and controlling and diverting stormwater within its geographical boundaries.  In an effort to continue providing high quality water service to customers of the District, it is necessary for the District to make improvements to existing water facilities located in Water Plant No. 1, including constructing a water well and hydropneumatic tank and also recoating its existing ground water storage tank.

Recently, the District commenced drilling a new water well, and the District’s contractor began 24-hour drilling operations.  The District has received multiple complaints regarding the noise and lighting and apologizes for any inconvenience the drilling operations may cause.  To mitigate the disturbance, the District has erected sound barriers and instructed the contractor to direct construction flood lights away from nearby homes.

Although the overall construction project is anticipated to take nine to twelve months, 24-hour drilling operations will be limited.  The contractor anticipates discontinuing current 24-hour drilling operations sometime Friday evening, July 14th.  At some point in the future, 24-hour drilling operations will resume for a limited period in order to install casing in the water well.  The District will advise residents about such operations prior to commencement.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the water plant improvement project, please contact the District Operator, Si Environmental, at 832-490-1500.

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