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New Skywarn Training for 2020!

Flood Information

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.

Area Dam Location Map

(This is a link to an interactive map, if you need assistance, please contact the Office of Emergency Management at (254) 750-5911.)

For Your Safety Program

Watch the latest episode by the Waco City Cable Channel

About Us

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. 

Request a Public Education Presentation

For more information, please contact Elizabeth Thomas, Emergency Management Coordinator at (254) 750-5911.

Register or update your home contact information:
ENS (McLennan County Emergency Notification System)

Radio Division Services

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.

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