City of Lake Charles Public Works personnel are currently working to clean up debris from the summer storm that affected the area in the evening hours of Sunday, June 26, 2022. 

Solid Waste Crews are clearing downed limbs and trees from the public right of way. Streets and Drainage Crews are clearing catch basins and sweeping the streets throughout the City. The City has received no reports of flooding as a result of the event yesterday. These crews will continue to monitor and clear areas throughout the City in the coming days as additional rainfall is forecasted through this week. 

If a resident sees downed trees or limbs in the public right of way, they are encouraged to report the location by calling (337) 491-1220.

If limbs/trees or other vegetative debris is on private property, residents must cut and neatly stack the debris curbside for collection on their normal trash and garbage collection day. Please do not place the debris in roadside ditches, on top of, or near storm drains or utility boxes.

The property owner must dispose of all other non-vegetative debris. The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury operates two Solid Waste Convenience Centers. Details on these centers can be found here: Litter and Residential Solid Waste Convenience Centers | Calcasieu Parish Police Jury, LA

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