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Trinity News & Events

Flood Safety

Dallas highlights Flood Awareness Week 

May 18-22, 2020 


Flood Awareness Week is designed to raise awareness about the dangers of floods and flash floods. Learn more at Flood Awareness Week

The City of Dallas urge drivers to always follow these flood safety tips:

  • Turn Around, Don’t Drown®
  • It is NEVER safe to drive or walk into flood waters.
  • Heed all warning signs.
  • Don’t underestimate the power of water.
  • Always be aware of your surroundings when driving.
  • Use extra caution when driving or walking at night in storm conditions.

For additional information about the City's Floodplain Management Program visit Flood Information  

Trees!

POSTPONED TO NEXT YEAR!

The 2020 Branch Out Dallas Tree Giveaway Program has been postponed to next year. The event is postponed due to public safety concerns over the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

The date for the next year’s Tree Pick-Up Day has not been determined. Stay tuned for the 2021 Branch Out Dallas Tree Giveaway Program by visiting BRANCH OUT DALLAS.  Inquiries about the program can be sent to BranchOutDallas@dallascityhall.com    

 

Trees provide many benefits to the environment. Tree Benefits:

  • Reduce surface runoff of water from storms
  • Reduce soil erosion and sedimentation of streams
  • Reduce wind erosion of soil
  • Increase shade/decrease heat island effects
  • Improve quality of life 
  • Increase ground water recharge that is significantly reduced by paving
  • Reduce amounts of chemicals transported to streams
  • Reduce air pollution
  • Help to improve health as they strongly encourage people to go to parks or in green environments for walking, exercising, jogging or biking
  • Raise property value


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Trinity Events

Events Cancelled!

TRINITY RIVER CORRIDOR (TRC) EVENTS

Events are cancelled due to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Visit Coronavirus (COVID-19) for important information on this national outbreak.