Tropical Storm Nicholas

The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for inland Harris County and a Tropical Storm Warning for coastal Harris County and many other surrounding counties in the Houston metropolitan area, as Tropical Storm Nicholas continues to strengthen and approach the Texas coast. Over the next several days, the Houston metropolitan area may receive significant amounts of rainfall which could result in localized flooding. There also is a risk of wind and other damage from the storm.

The District’s water operator, Regional Water Corporation (RWC), is implementing its emergency preparedness procedures, as necessary, and will continue to monitor the progress of the storm and adjust its procedures accordingly. Please contact RWC at (281) 897-9100 at any time to report issues with District facilities.

Additional information and updates about the storm are available through the following:

The District encourages you to review your emergency preparedness plan and to continue to frequently monitor information about the storm as it develops.

Security Patrol

Harris County MUD 71 (District) contracts with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office to provide deputies who patrol our community. Recently, the Board of Directors has received reports from concerned residents and the Sheriff’s Office of an increase in suspicious activity in District parks, particularly at Bundy Lake Park, located near the intersection of Mason Road and Lakes of Bridgewater Drive.

If you see any suspicious activity in the District, please report it promptly to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, at (713) 221-6000.

As always, in the event of an emergency situation, please dial 9-1-1. The Board thanks you for helping to keep our community safe!