With "Very Fluid" Wintry Forecast on Tap, City Hall Gives the Word: Activate Ice Force One!
|This is what happens when the city goes to Ice Force Three: You must stop, collaborate and listen.|
Street Services will have crews on stand-by prepared to activate Ice Force One which consists of 30 sanding trucks and crews as needed and will elevate the City's response to Ice Force Two, doubling the force if weather conditions warrant it.Remember, wrap your pipe -- sound advice no matter what the weather.
Code Compliance crews are checking for residents and businesses who are violating City rules regarding sprinkler usage during inclement weather. Section 49-21 of the City of Dallas Code governs water conservation regarding sprinklers. The fine for violating the Code is $250 to $2,000 per incident.
Dallas Water Utilities (DWU) has repair crews on standby around-the-clock to respond to any water main breaks that may occur. During extended periods of freezing temperatures, DWU adds additional staff to handle increased burst pipe calls. Customers can report water leaks by calling (214) 651-1441 or 311.
The Dallas Police Department's Crisis Intervention Division will stand by to activate Operation Code Blue to locate unsheltered homeless persons and take them to the Bridge (Dallas Homeless Assistance Center).