Counties to begin Zeta storm debris removal

The Harrison County Board of Supervisors on Monday approved instating the contract to begin debris removal from damages caused by Hurricane Zeta.

The cleanup should begin later this week. The debris removal and damage assessment applies only to the unincorporated areas of Harrison County. Each city will have its own debris removal process and assessment.

Debris must be stacked according to FEMA guidelines, which is available at, and not stacked on the street.

The estimated cleanup costs is approximately $11 million.

Also, on a separate note, the burn ban for Harrison County remains in effect until further notice.

Jackson County debris removal

Jackson County announced its debris contractor will begin picking up debris in unincorporated areas of the county on Monday, Nov. 9.

Residents are asked to place debris curbside, in the right-of-way area, without blocking the roadway or storm drains.

Debris should be separated in piles or containers based on the type of material:

  • Vegetative: tree branches, leaves,  logs, plants
  • Construction: building materials, drywall, lumber, carpet, furniture, plumbing
  • Wood: Fencing
  • Large appliances/Metal: refrigerator, washer, dryer, air conditioner, stove, water heater, dishwasher, tin, aluminum, steel, etc.  Do not leave appliance doors unsealed or unsecured. Remove all food.

Household garbage, recycling and bagged items will be picked up during regular weekly schedules.

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