According to the National Weather Service, Hurricane Harvey has now set a preliminary record, surpassing 50 inches for the greatest amount of measured single-storm rainfall for the continental US. Additional rainfall accumulations of 6 to 12 inches are expected to the north and east of Houston from far east Texas into southwestern Louisiana. This is producing extensive flooding and numerous Flash Flood Warnings are in effect.
In response to the devastation, URI is mobilizing equipment and crews from all of its facilities to the affected areas to assist in the recovery efforts of commercial facilities. URI has extensive experience working in the severe conditions typical immediately after a major weather event. Timely and coordinated Emergency Disaster Response is often the key to successful recovery.
Specially trained Catastrophe Teams operate from a self-contained mobile command center and are able to operate even if there are no utilities available. Teams go to work quickly to minimize property loss utilizing an extensive array of equipment custom designed to handle large commercial facilities. In addition, expert personnel can provide specialized Machinery & Electronics Cleaning and Restoration which can dramatically reduce recovery time. Targeted technical cleaning solutions are employed to remove harmful effects, while maintaining the integrity of sensitive devices.
If you need assistance, the URI Emergency Response line is available 24/7. Call 888-327-8664