If you live close to, or in an area where a dam exists the linked map will provide you with the indication area in the event of a dam failure. These maps were developed in conjunction with the McLennan County Engineers office and the City of Waco GIS Department.
Please note: These maps are for Information purposes only. Varying conditions could impact that actual inundation area shown.
(This is a link to an interactive map, if you need assistance, please contact the Office of Emergency Management at (254) 750-5911.)
An office that works with the City of Waco and McLennanCounty, disaster drills are scheduled regularly to test response times and efficiency in the case of a major disaster such as a tornado, plane crash, and other circumstances that may involve a large number of injuries or deaths. The team includes all area police departments, both paid and volunteer fire departments, ambulance services, Waco Transit, and area hospitals.
In the case of a major disaster, the Emergency Operations Center will establish a central command post where decisions can be made in a unified manner.
For more information, please contact Elizabeth Thomas, Emergency Management Coordinator at (254) 750-5911.
Operates and maintains the City of Waco’s 800MHz trunked radio communications system. Provides countywide radio communications for several county agencies. Vital Connection 911 is ONLY a part.
Currently, we are in the processing of installing a 12-channel digital 800MHz trunked radio communication system. This system will eventually replace the aging 10-channel analog 800MHz trunked radio communication system. Full implementation is slated for 2012.