Brazoria County Offices will be CLOSED on Friday, July
3, 2015 in observance of Independence Day.
Posted 7-2-15 5:12pm
Brazoria County – Brazoria County has been declared by
the President for disaster funding for Individual
Assistance from the severe storm and flooding events
that occurred between May 4, 2015 – June 19, 2015.
Residents that were affected by the severe weather and
flooding can now register online with FEMA at
http://www.disasterassistance.gov or call
1-800-621-FEMA. If residents have already registered
via the phone there is no need to reregister. For more
information about the Disaster Declaration go
Residents that were affected will have until July 28,
2015 to register with FEMA.
Here are the documents and materials residents will
need to have on hand before contacting FEMA.
Documents and Materials You Need to Apply
Social Security number
Current and pre-disaster address
A telephone number where you can be contacted
Total household annual income
A routing and account number from your bank (only
necessary if you want to have disaster assistance
funds transferred directly into your bank account).
A description of your losses that were caused by the
When residents register with FEMA and become eligible
for a Damaged Housing Inspection, the inspection is
sent to a FEMA contractor inspector. The inspector
will contact the applicant/resident to set up an
appointment for a time and date and also will go over
documentation that will be needed at the time of the
inspection. The inspector will then meet with the
applicant/resident and perform their inspection. FEMA
inspectors will not be asking for personal information
when contacting residents for appointments. Residents
should not provide personal information over the
Well Water Testing
Posted 6-12-15 11:22pm
Brazoria County – A
Proclamation for well water testing was signed late on
Thursday, June 11th by County Judge Matt Sebesta. The
Proclamation states that residents that have been
affected by the flooding of the Brazos River, Oyster
Creek and other tributaries in Brazoria County have
water wells that may have been inundated with flood
waters causing possible contamination.
Residents that have been affected by floodwaters due
to the recent flooding may obtain testing materials
from the Brazoria County Water Lab to have their water
well tested. The Brazoria County Water Lab will waive
the testing fee and residents will not be charged for
the testing of their well for contaminates.
Residents must provide their address, which must fall
within the determined locations affected by the
flooded areas within Brazoria County. Please contact
the Brazoria County Water Lab at 979-864-1628 for
instructions on proper collection of water samples and
to obtain appropriate supplies. The Brazoria County
Water Lab is located at 409 East Orange, Angleton,
Texas 77515. Water from wells must be collected using
a sample container provided by the Brazoria County
Water Lab. Instructions will be provided from the lab
on collecting water samples.
Residents can report property damage caused by flood
waters to the 2015 Spring Flood Hotline. United Way of
Brazoria County and The American Red Cross have worked
jointly to put this hotline in place.
According to Brazoria County United Way, this hotline
has been set up for citizens to report damage to
residential and commercial structures. The
number to call is (800) 971-6677 and will be available
Monday – Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. until
further notice. Property owners will need to provide
information on current damage, along with their name,
address and contact information.