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Nueces County WCID#3's mission is to provide safe and reliable water to our community in an economical, efficient and responsible manner, now and in the future.

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Hurricane Harvey

Due to the hardships that Hurricane Harvey may have added to many, the Nueces County WCID #3 will not be turning off any accounts for deliquency for the bills that were due August 15th.   And in further efforts to assist those that used their resources during the storm, the District will not be charging the $25 delinquency fee for the month of September only.  

Please be advised that both water bills will be due in full by September 30th to avoid suspension of services.  Suspension of services for delinquent accounts will resume on October 1st.  

If you have any quesitons, please call our office during regular business hours so that we may assist you.   Thank...

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50 Inches of Rain

50 Inches of Rain

Hurricane Harvey, now downgraded to tropical depression Harvey, dumped 50 inches of rain on parts of the Texas coast this week. This epic storm has wreaked havoc on a large swath of the southwest and left destruction and devastation in its wake. When a large low pressure system moving in from the sea runs smack dab into a high pressure system over the coast, it’s a recipe for a natural disaster. Counter-clockwise circulating air vacuums up moisture from the Gulf, and all that warm, moist air rising up must eventually come down. And come down it did. “Harvey came inland about 200 miles south of Houston, and the outer rain bands pushed into Houston on Saturday. . . Houston lies a few dozen feet above sea level, and during normal rainfall residential yards drain into streets, streets drain into bayous, and bayous carry water into Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

But this was not normal rainfall; it was extreme tropical rainfall. Meteorologists measure rainfall rates in inches per hour at a given location. A rainfall rate of 0.5 inches per hour is heavy, while anything above 2.0 inches per hour is intense (you'd probably stop your car on a highway, pull over, and wait out the passing storm). [In the Houston area], from 11pm to 1am that night, 10.6 inches of rain fell, about as much rainfall as New York City gets from October through December. That happened in two hours.   Ars Technica

 

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