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Mosquito Spraying to Continue

May 23, 2015 Comments Off by grosss

    Amarillo, TX – Today’s heavy rains and subsequent flooding have created the perfect environment for mosquito larvae to hatch – and it doesn’t take long for them to grow into adults. To help combat the potential problem, Environmental Health crews will be fogging to kill mosquitoes Sunday and Monday morning. They will resume [...]

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Flooding Subsides, Tornado Watch in Effect

May 23, 2015 Comments Off by grosss

    Amarillo, TX – Storms that moved through the region this morning produced anywhere from 2 ½- to 3-inches of rain in a very short period of time. The Amarillo Emergency Communications Center received numerous reports of street flooding throughout the City. The Amarillo Fire Department responded to 14 water rescues and emergency responders [...]

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Water Transmission Line Construction Update

May 22, 2015 Comments Off by lafreniereh

Amarillo, TX – Weather permitting, construction on the 24th Avenue to Osage Water Transmission Line project is expected to pick back up on the morning of Tuesday, May 26. Crews will lay pipe on the south side of 24th Avenue from the pump station towards Spring Street. Although one lane of traffic will be open [...]

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Utilities Focus of Next Town Hall Meeting

May 22, 2015 Comments Off by lafreniereh

Amarillo, TX – The next Town Hall meeting hosted by Amarillo Mayor Paul Harpole is Tuesday, May 26 at 5:30 p.m. at Westcliff Bible Church, 5300 W. Amarillo Blvd. The Mayor will give an overview of the City’s utility projects and answer questions brought forward by the public. The meeting is designed to give citizens [...]

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Visit City of Amarillo’s Booth at BusinessConnection

May 20, 2015 Comments Off by lafreniereh

Amarillo, TX – If you’re looking to know more about City of Amarillo’s programs and services, you won’t want to miss a visit to the City’s booth at the annual Chamber of Commerce BusinessConnection this Thursday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Amarillo Civic Center Complex.  The City of Amarillo is [...]

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