CITY OF PORT ARANSAS EMERGENCY UPDATES

Peggy WerthNews

Posted on: February 22, 2021

The water boil requirement has been lifted.  It is safe to consume the water in the City of Port Aransas.

White House approves Nueces County for Individual Assistance requested by Governor Abbott. Individuals and Businesses who sustained losses encouraged to register with FEMA.

https://www.nuecesco.com/Home/Components/News/News/1329/1169

Posted on: February 19, 2021 @ 3:12 p.m.

Friday, February 19 Evening Update

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19 UPDATE – Road conditions, warming stations, burst pipe information, water update, etc.

ROAD CONDITIONS

Roadways are clear to and from Port Aransas. You may visit https://drivetexas.org/?fbclid=IwAR1fzSF2mp8om889Hx5QimrZ3tXPrv0oBTblzsGbOrW2-yAUECO_4zO0IP4#/7/32.340/-99.500?future=false to view current road conditions for travel outside of Port Aransas.

BURST PIPES

Some people are seeing their pipes burst from this weather. Watch a video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvE6n7rTGnM) on how to cut off the water at your home, if needed. Then call NCWID#4 at 361-749-5201 for further assistance to cut the water off at the meter. 

PLUMBERS

For a list of registered plumbers with the City of Port Aransas please click here https://cityofportaransas.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/List-of-Active-Plumbers-02-19-21.pdf.

WARMING STATIONS

City of Port Aransas Civic Center located at 710 W. Ave A will remain open Friday, February 19, 2021 until 7:00 p.m.

WARMING STATION & OVERNIGHT SHELTER

Port Aransas Baptist Church, 200 N. Station St. – Will be open for overnight to provide shelter.

TRANSPORTATION 

The RTA Shuttle service is operating as normal. If you have any questions regarding the RTA service, please contact City Hall, 361-749-4111.


TRASH AND RECYCLING

Republic Services has resumed normal trash and recycling service.

WATER
Residents still in need of Non-Potable water, a filling station will be available at 317 S. 9th Street in front of the red truck. Port Aransas residents are still required to boil their water. Most service has been restored if you notice leaking pipes, please contact NCWID#4. Please sign up for the alert system by clicking this link https://r.i-info.com/rc/cbcan to register for future city alerts.

GAS

Gas service has completely been restored. Gas Utility crews are door knocking to relight pilot lights in the areas of Island Moorings, La Joya, and Piper Blvd. To schedule to have your pilot relight at your residence, please call 361-749-6241.

POWER UPDATES (FROM AEP)

Most residences of the City of Port Aransas have been fully restored. If you are still experiencing an outage please click this link  https://www.aeptexas.com/outages/ to report your outage.

City of Port Aransas Updates

Posted on: February 19, 2021

Posted on: February 17, 2021

City Cancellations & Closures

Peggy WerthNews

In an effort to practice social distancing as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Port Aransas Parks & Recreation has temporarily suspended all public programs.  Please visit our Facebook page @PortAParksandRec to stay up to date.  We are providing some fun alternative digital ways to replace regular programming.  All of our facilities (Nature Preserve, Parks and Beach) remain open.  Staff is working to clean and sanitize high touch surfaces regularly.  Please follow all City regulations and CDC best practices. To View all information on Cancellations & Closures, click here.