City of Tampa Storm Debris Collection Progress Update

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The City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management’s storm debris removal operations continues to make significant progress throughout the city.  To date, more than 126,000 cubic yards of vegetative waste resulting from Hurricane Irma has been collected. The initial vegetative debris collection efforts will be complete and simultaneous removal of remaining vegetative debris and other materials such as fencing, etc. damaged by Hurricane Irma will begin during the week of October 15, 2017.  Interactive maps displaying the progress of debris removal operations will continue to be displayed on the Department’s website at


Storm debris removal contractors will continue to provide collection services seven days per week from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.  Storm debris removal operations crews will only collect materials damaged by Hurricane Irma.  In order to facilitate the safe removal of the remaining storm debrismaterials should be placed curbside and free from obstructions such as parked vehicles. City of Tampa residents with valid utility bill and matching identification can choose to dispose of miscellaneous items at the McKay Bay Waste Disposal Complex located at, 112 S. 34th Street, Tampa, FL.    


For additional questions or concerns, please call the City of Tampa Utilities Consolidated Call Center at (813) 274-8811, or visit our website at