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No trash pick up today

DURHAM, N.C. – The City of Durham is announcing the following service cancellations due to today’s winter weather event. ·The City’s Solid Waste Management Department has suspended solid waste, recycling, yard waste, and bulky items collections for Tuesday, February 24. ·Collection for trash and recycling will be delayed by one day for the remainder of this week, weather and road conditions permitting. Since collections for this week will now focus on trash and recycling, yard waste and bulky items collections are suspended for all customers until next week on their regularly scheduled collection day. ·Customers who are waiting for trash and recycling collections should leave their carts on the curb. Any questions or concerns regarding solid waste collection schedule changes should be directed to Durham One Call at (919) 560-1200.

Durham Temporarily Changes Water Disinfection Method Beginning Today

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DURHAM, N.C. — Durham residents are reminded that they may notice a slight change in the taste and color of their water during the month of March.
Beginning today through March 31, the City of Durham’s Water Management Department will temporarily stop adding ammonia as a part of the water treatment disinfection process in order to meet annual state and federal water requirements. 
During this time, only chlorine will be used for disinfection. The department’s Water and Sewer Maintenance Division will also begin flushing the entire water system to allow chlorine to disperse throughout the system. System flushing will begin in the evening of Sunday, March 1. Although most of the flushing will be conducted Sundays through Thursdays between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m. to minimize the impact, customers should expect to see crews flushing during regular business hours of 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. as well. During the three-week flushing process, there will be a maximum of seven two-person crews working fro…

passing of a neighbor

John Williams of Stonehedge Ave passed away yesterday morning in his home. He is survived by his wife Edith Williams. Our thoughts go out to Edith.

Durham Plans Saturday Recycling Collection & Delays All Services Unt

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Durham Plans Saturday Recycling Collection & Delays All Services Unt
Thu Feb 19, 2015 1:03 pm (PST) . Posted by: "PublicAffairs" [ CITY OF DURHAM
Office of Public Affairs
101 City Hall Plaza
Durham, NC 27701


 For Immediate Release: February 19, 2015

Share! Durham delays solid waste collections until Monday

 Durham Plans Saturday Recycling Collection and Suspends Other Solid Waste Collections
Normal Collection Schedule Will Resume Next Week; Blue Week Recycling Customers to Receive Saturday Collection

DURHAM, N.C. - Due to this week's winter weather and continued icy road conditions in neighborhoods throughout Durham, the City's Solid Waste Management Department will collect blue week recycling customers this Saturday and resume normal collections for all other services on Monday.

Blue Week recycling customers who did not receive their curbside collection on their regular day this week are aske…

Dangerous temperatures

The temperatures are dangerously low for the next few days. Bring pets inside and see the note below from the police department regarding elderly neighbors:



We're expecting highs in the teens on Thursday and Durham won't see temperatures above freezing until Saturday, so we're concerned about our vulnerable neighbors. The Sheriff's Office would like to check on elderly citizens, but we need to hear from you! Please contact our Communications Center at 919-560-0900 if you're aware of someone that we should look in on, particularly as temperatures drop.

No trash pick up today afterall

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City of Durham Delays Solid Waste Collections Due to Winter Weather DURHAM, N.C. – The City of Durham is announcing the following delays and cancellations due to this week’s winter weather event. ·The City’s Solid Waste Management Department has suspended solid waste, recycling, yard waste, and bulky items collections until Thursday, February 19, weather and road conditions permitting. The department plans to make up collections for Tuesday customers on Thursday and Wednesday customers on Friday. Only trash will be collected. Recycling, bulky items and yard waste collections normally scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday will be picked up on the next regularly scheduled collection day. ·The City's Waste Disposal and Recycling Center (Transfer Station) and Household Hazardous Waste Center will open at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 19. ·Customers who are waiting for collection should continue to leave their carts on the curb. Any questions or concerns regarding solid waste collection …

Trash pick-up today

According to Durham One, Solid Waste will be picked up today after 10am.

City of Durham Announces Closures Due to Weather

City of Durham Announces Closures Due to Weather Motorists Urged to Stay Off Streets to Allow for Clearing Operations to Continue DURHAM, N.C. – The City of Durham is announcing the following closures, delays and updates regarding today’s winter weather event. Residents are encouraged to likehttp://Facebook.com/CityofDurhamNC and followhttp://Twitter.com/CityofDurhamNC to get up-to-date information about roads, programs, services, trash collection and more. ·City Hall and non-emergency City operations are closed on Tuesday, February 17 due to icy roads with no anticipated road condition improvements today. ·The City’s Solid Waste Management Department has suspended solid waste, recycling, yard waste, and bulky items collections on Tuesday, February 17. The department plans to make up collections for Tuesday customers on Wednesday, February 18, weather and road conditions permitting. Only trash and recycling will be collected on Wednesday. Bulky items and yard waste collections normally sc…

Jr. Fire Marshal Program Returns this Spring Break-students ages 11-15

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The Jr. Fire Marshal Program Returns this Spring Break

Application Deadline March 23, 30 Vacancies

Durham, N.C.- After a  one-year hiatus caused by make-up snow days during last year’s spring break,
the Jr. Fire Marshal program is back. Beginning today, students ages 11-15 can  register for the free spring break program.

The  City’s Fire and Parks and Recreation Departments offer the program annually during the Durham Public School spring break. The program allows participants to explore different careers in the fire service industry and other careers within the City of Durham while learning to become safety ambassadors for the community. Limited space allows room for 30 students to sign up, participate and earn the title “Jr. Fire Marshal” during this year’s four-day long program.

“We are thrilled to offer the program again because each time we do, we instill rich qualities into our youth through character building, and personal development through hands-on activities, field tr…

District 3 Contact Information

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Did you know the Hope Valley North is in District 3? Ever wonder who in the city you should call for an issue but not sure? Below is a list of District 3 contact information:


Durham Police Department
Sub Station District 3 #8 Consultant Place, 27707
919.560.4583

Commander Capt. David Addison
919.560.4583