Keyword: Winter Storm Uri

A local expert's advice for prepping your home for …

As winter weather approaches, Katy area residents may have flashbacks to the week of Valentine’s Day when Winter Storm Uri took out power throughout Texas. The lack of electricity – and …

Texas Legislature approves bill to ban residential …

With just over two weeks remaining in the legislative session, the governor’s office is getting the first key bill that Texas House and Senate lawmakers have passed in response to …

City Council approves water bill adjustment process to …

In a brief special meeting held Monday afternoon, Katy City Council unanimously approved a process for residents who saw increased water bills due to broken pipes during February’s Winter Storm …

Paxton sues electricity retailer Griddy over …

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit Monday against electricity retailer Griddy, claiming it misled customers using deceptive business practices after some customers reported bills …

Freeze overwhelms plumbing companies, depletes repair …

As Winter Storm Uri bore down on the Katy area, one thing many homes were unprepared for is the cold weather’s impact on plumbing. Pipes in Texas homes are often placed in crawl spaces designed …

UPDATED: Katy and Royal ISDs set to reopen Tuesday

Both Katy and Royal ISDs have announced that in-person and virtual classes will resume Tuesday under the same COVID-19 protocols as before Winter Storm Uri shut down the Katy area last …

Katy/Royal ISDs to be fully virtual for students …

Katy ISD and neighboring Royal ISD have both announced changes to their Monday, Feb. 22 schedules. The announcements come as both districts work to assess and repair campuses after Winter Storm Uri …
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