St. Tammany Parish will begin picking up debris from Hurricane Gustav Friday, September 12, 2008. Only green debris, such as trees, bushes, or limbs, will be picked up on the first pass. Keep this debris separate from other debris such as sheet rock or carpets.
Residents must push debris to the sides of the street. Be careful not to clog drainage ditches or cover fire hydrants. Keep road sight lines clear.
The pick up will begin in the southeastern area of the Parish tomorrow. On Monday, September 15, crews will being picking up 'green' debris parish wide. The parish will be making only one pick up pass for vegetative debris. A pass for construction debris will announced at a later date.