KBTX | Bryan & College Station, TX | Aggieland News

Public Works Response Team Deploys to West

College Station, Texas – At the request of the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) the State Operations Center (SOC) has asked TEEX, The Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service to mobilize a Public Works Assessment Team to deploy to West, TX.

The initial request is to support the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and the District Disaster Chair in Waco in evaluating public water and wastewater system damage and determination of additional resources needed for repair and service restoration. The two-man assessment team deployed today for a 3 to 5 day assignment. Additional Public Works Response Team members and resources have been put on alert for potential additional response as needed.

Who is the PWRT:
The Public Works Response Team (PWRT) supports local jurisdictions in their response to a catastrophic event by providing critical public works services as needed to facilitate recovery. The PWRT is a state resource with multi-disciplined, multi-talented, and highly qualified members who support local response, rapid damage assessment, and recovery efforts. PWRT is composed of members who are highly skilled and knowledgeable in public works activities such as Utilities (Electrical, Gas, Water, Wastewater, Storm Water, Environmental Safety and Compliance, Communications); Debris Clearance; Structural Safety; Transportation Systems; Traffic Engineering and Management; Fleet Services; and Parks and Recreation.


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, Trolling or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@kbtx.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus
KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 204563661 - kbtx.com/a?a=204563661