Debris Removal due to Hurricane Irma
Diagram of Storm Debris Separation
Please do not mix plastic bags in the piles of vegetative materials. The debris contractors are picking up piles of vegetative storm debris only on the first pass through the City. If there are black bags in the piles of vegetative debris, they will not be picked up on the first pass. The collection of construction and demolition storm debris will be picked up on the second pass. Plastic bags of leaves and small branches can be placed next to your garbage cans and the plastic bags will be collected on your normal garbage collection day.
Waste Management has advised the City that bulk trash pickup remains suspended until further notice.
Normal household trash and recycling on your regularly scheduled days has been reinstituted.
The removal of storm debris from the right-of-way has started, with the main streets to be cleared first.
Do not place storm debris in the street and place vegetation and other types of storm debris in separate piles.
Do not place piles on storm drains or any other above ground utilities, such as backflow pipes and telephone service risers or boxes. Do not place closed plastic bags in the vegetation piles.
City parks are open, except for DeGroff Park.
The City of Lighthouse Point Building Department is giving priority for all hurricane related permits for damage and needed repairs.
The City’s bus service has resumed.
Pompano Beach Water – Free Chlorination Water Line Maintenance
The City of Pompano Beach Utilities Department will begin a free chlorination treatment of its entire distribution system on Monday, August 28th. This treatment will be in effect for approximately four weeks until Monday, September 25th.
During the free chlorination process residents may experience a slight change in both the taste and smell of the water. Water will remain safe to drink, to use for cooking, to bathe in, and for other everyday uses.
For more information view the full notice here