A new school year is around the corner, and the City of Tuscaloosa is getting ready now.  The City recently released the following press release about its upcoming extended hours and additional dumpster service:

The City of Tuscaloosa is temporarily extending service hours and placing additional resources like dumpsters to meet increased demand as area college students return for the fall semester.

The environmental services division have placed nine additional dumpsters around the City in areas with high college student populations now until Sunday, Aug. 6.

The dumpsters are issued to assist students and their families in the removal of household waste that accumulates during the move-in and move-out process. Locations for the dumpsters are:
-5th Avenue at 16th Street
-7th Avenue at 11th Street
-8th Avenue at 11th Street
-11th Avenue at 12th Street
-12th Street (behind Tutwiler)
-7th Avenue at 13th Street
-9th Avenue between 12th and 13th Street
-12th Street at 14th Avenue
-Thomas Street

These additional dumpsters are strictly for residential use and are not to be used for contractor or business garbage. During move in and move out, all residents are reminded to recycle as much as possible to reduce the amount of garbage created.

Beginning Monday, July 31, the water and sewer customer service phone banks will extend hours until 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. These hours will continue through Monday, Aug. 14 or until the demand subsides. Phone hours on Saturday, Aug. 5 will be from 9 a.m. until noon.

Customers can reach the water department during these extended hours by phone at 205-248-5500 or by email at ubcontact@tuscaloosa.com.

Customers can open a new account, transfer existing service or cancel water service online HERE

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