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The series of winter storms left millions of Texans in a crisis. With power outages, home damages, inaccessibility to clean water and hot meals, Austinites have united during this troubling time to help those in need.

If you want to assist those impacted by the winter storms or if you need help, check out some of the resources available to you.

UPDATE: BOIL WATER NOTICE LIFTED

  • On Tuesday, February 23, Austin Water lifted the citywide boil water notice
  • The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality tested the city’s tap water and passed all regulatory standards
  • Tap water is now safe to drink and use for cooking
  • Check out this boil water map to look up specific locations

 



WATER DISTRIBUTION

  • Supplies of water and food are being distributed to the public thanks to restaurants, local companies and disaster relief organizations.
    • The City of Austin shared a water distribution map, find a convenient location near you
      • All sites will provide free water on a first come, first served basis
      • While supplies last
      • You will be asked to open your trunk or unlock vehicle doors so volunteers can place the water for you
      • If you attend on foot, bring a large bag or cart to hold cases of water

WATER DISTRIBUTION LOCATIONS FEBRUARY 25 AT 9AM

  • Nelson Field, 7105 Berkman Drive
  • Onion Creek Soccer Complex, 5600 E. William Cannon Dr.
  • Gilbert Elementary School, 5412 Gilbert Rd.
  • Lago Vista City Hall, 5803 Thunderbird, Lago Vista, TX 78645
  • Village of Point Venture Offices, 411 Lohman Ford Road, Leander, TX 78645
  • Jones Brothers Park, 10301 Lakeside Dr, Jonestown, TX 78645

 



FOOD DISTRIBUTION

Meals will be provided at these locations on Feb 25-26 while supplies last

 



NEED TO SHOWER OR DO LAUNDRY?

The Austin Disaster Relief Network is helping those who need to take a shower or wash their laundry. They have a sign-up sheet available on their site, see availability and sign up now.

  • Showers are 30 minute time slots
    • Bring your own towel and toiletries 
  • Laundry slots are 2 hours each
    • Bring your own detergent
    • One slot per family per day


WHERE TO VOLUNTEER 



AUSTINITES NEED YOUR HELP

 

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