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City of Missouri City
News Release
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Missouri City Rec & Tennis Center Still Accepting Donations; City Events Cancelled

UPDATE 8/30 9 a.m.:

As of 7:15 a.m., the Brazos River’s latest observed value is 53.35’. It has a projected crest of 57.5’ at 8 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 1. Evacuation orders are still in place; residents will be notified through official City communications when the evacuation order has been lifted.

As a reminder, Mayor Allen Owen signed an emergency order of voluntary evacuation for portions of Missouri City on Tues., Aug. 29 based on the previous 59’ Brazos River level projected crest; view the document here.

Several vehicles in the Missouri City area were flooded out do to Hurricane Harvey. Residents looking to inquire about their vehicles may contact the following towing companies:

  • Collision Clinic – 281.261.0124
  • Eastside – 281.431.0427
  • Quality – 281.431.0427...
  • Elite – 281.733.3379
  • Gomez – 281.416.9227
  • Long – 281.642.3135
  • MD Wilson – 281.413.1533
  • Tri County – 281.416.8000
  • Uptown – 832.689.1657
  • Elite – 281.733.3379
  • Gomez – 281.416.9227
  • Long – 281.642.3135
  • MD Wilson – 281.413.1533
  • Tri County – 281.416.8000
  • Uptown – 832.689.1657

For additional information, residents should call the emergency operations hotline at 281.403.5801.

NRG Center, 1 NRG Park, Houston, TX 77054 is now open for shelter of evacuated residents. 

Highway 6 from Lakeshore Harbor Boulevard/Trammel Fresno Road to Sienna Ranch Road is now open.

Due to inclement weather conditions, the Ladies Double Social Tournament scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 31 at the Recreation and Tennis Center, 2701 Cypress Point Dr., has been cancelled. Please call 281.403.8637 for tournament updates.

WCA/VF Waste Services collection services were suspended the afternoon of Friday, August 25, 2017, due to the severe weather and flooding caused from Hurricane Harvey.  WCA/VF Waste has been continuing to assess serviceability of the roadways and communities on a day-to-day basis and have been updating customers via their website and email announcement blasts.  If you would like to receive updates via email, please register by sending an email to

WCA/VF Waste’s mission is to provide the best service possible to communities, and during times like this, it is their goal to collect the putrescible waste first.  This is the material that begins to breakdown and if left uncollected would begin to decompose in the Houston heat. WCA/VF Waste ask that residents separate their putrescible waste from their bulk waste to ensure proper and timely collection (A four bag maximum, per home, will be picked up each service day).  WCA/VF WASTE SERVICES will not be collecting carpet or construction materials as regular collection related to this storm event.

WCA/VF Waste Services made the decision due to severe weather conditions, and safety concerns, to suspend operations for Wednesday, August 30, 2017, and possibly Thursday, August 31, 2017, for the greater Houston area.  Bay City/Wharton/Matagorda County services will not run until the mandatory evacuation is lifted.  As the storm dissipates and the streets clear through the Greater Houston Area, WCA/VF Waste anticipate site operations resuming Friday, September 1, 2017.

Please note, suspended services due to this storm event will not be made up or pushed to another service day.  Safety is WCA/VF Waste Services number one concern; they hope everyone is safe during this time. Thank you for your patience and continued trust in WCA/VF Waste Services.


A list of Harvey Resources/FAQ's is available on the City’s website,, and the City’s Emergency Management website,
Residents with additional questions may call the citizen hotline at 281.403.5801 while the EOC remains activated; residents should use the hotline to report any damage to their property.
To receive news and alerts on flood safety, road closures and other emergency management issues, visit, the City’s official emergency management website; follow us @MissouriCityEM and @MissouriCityTX on Twitter, follow us on Facebook—fb/MissouriCityTX, Instagram and Snapchat—@MissouriCityTX, visit, tune into 1690 AM, and watch Missouri City Television (Ch. 16 on Comcast and Ch. 99 on AT&T U-verse).

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