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Flooding Safety 101: Keeping Your Family Safe There are many potential dangers when floodwaters rise. We’ve collected important safety tips that will give you the knowledge and confidence you need to keep your family safe in the event of flooding — because flood safety starts with...
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Description The purpose of the project is to address a failing existing storm water pipe causing drainage and maintenance issues along West Hanna Avenue in Town ‘N Country. The Public Works Department plans to replace approximately 2100 feet of existing failing 30- to 42-inch storm pipe under...
Jobsite. Stageworks. Carrollwood Players. Powerstories. These venues are more than theaters; they are creative gems nestled within the metropolitan treasure trove that is the theater scene in Hillsborough County. Its artists - actors, directors, designers, and crew - are committed to their craft,...
With peak hurricane season upon us, Hillsborough County is reminding residents to make sure they have a plan in place, and to prepare their families, homes, and businesses for potential storms. Residents and visitors can use the 2018 Disaster Planning Guide to make a disaster plan, pull together...
Grand oaks and other large trees are a hot topic that can sometimes cause confusion for residents throughout Hillsborough County due to restoration, removal, and replacement regulations. Taking a deep dive into understanding the complexity and nature of these requests can help explain how these...
PHOTO/VIDEO/INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY WHAT: Mobile Home Hurricane Preparedness Initiative WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 30 at 10:30 a.m. WHERE: Fountainview Estates, 8800 Berkshire Lane, Tampa, 33635 Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 29, 2018) - The sustained power of a tropical storm or hurricane can damage or...
Families in mobile homes face the largest risk of damage and injury during a hurricane. Whether living in a manufactured home or recreational vehicle, it's important that residents learn what to do before, during, and after a storm to stay safe. Before the Storm The best time to prepare is before...
"Return to Normal." It's the catchphrase and common goal after a hurricane passes. To that end, Hillsborough County has succeeded. It's easy to forget how everything changed for a few days last September when Hurricane Irma threatened, then stormed up the Florida peninsula. All told, Irma caused...
A Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) is an official map on which the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) identifies areas of high, moderate and low flood risk. Overtime, flood risks change and therefore the flood maps need to be updated. As a result, these mapped changes can have a significant...
Description The purpose of the proposed stormwater improvement project is to alleviate ponding water along the north side of Brooker Road at High Point Drive in Brandon. The project will construct a new stormwater drainage system at the intersection, with an outfall to a re-graded grass swale on...
Lightning has killed 15 people in the United States so far this year, and the strikes have injured dozens more. Six of the fatalities occurred in Florida, though none of them was in Hillsborough County. One of the Florida deaths was a 22-year-old man mud-bogging in White Springs. Another was a...