Preparedness Resources and Utility Contacts

Be Prepared for Emergency Situations

This page was created as a convenient resource for Buda-area residents who may need to notify utility providers in the event of service disruption or who may need assistance during an emergency situation. Resources to prepare for emergencies can also be accessed below. To update or correct information on this page, please email

Preparedness Resources

The Texas Department of Emergency Management sponsors the Preparedness Resources website. This site has links to show individuals and families how to build emergency/disaster plans for their homes. It also has information on how to prepare a disaster supply checklist and kit specific to your needs. 

TEXAS READY WEBSITE (Texas Department of Health Services)


Register to receive emergency alerts via text, email, or phone call through the Warn Central Texas alert system sponsored through Capital Area Council of Governments.

Utility Contacts

  • City of Buda Water and Wastewater
  • CenterPoint Energy (Gas)
    • CenterPoint Energy Webpage
    • Phone (Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.): 800-427-7142 or 713-659-2111
    • Phone (Report a Gas Leak): 888-876-5786
  • Pedernales Electric Cooperative(downed power lines, etc...)
    • Pedernales Electric Cooperative Webpage
    • Phone (Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.): 888-554-4732
    • Phone (Emergencies and Power Interruptions): 888-883-3379
  • Goforth Special Utility District (Goforth Water)
    • Goforth Special Utility District Webpage
    • Phone (Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.): 512-376-5695
    • Phone (Report water leak or outage, 24/7): 512-799-4873 or 512-376-5695
    • Email:
  • Sunfield MUD 1 (Buda extra-territorial jurisdiction)
  • Sunfield MUD 2 (Buda extra-territorial jurisdiction)
  • Sunfield MUD 3 (Buda extra-territorial jurisdiction)
  • Sunfield MUD 4 (Buda extra-territorial jurisdiction)
  • Hays County WCID 1 & 2(Buda extra-territorial jurisdiction)
  • SouthWest Water Company 
    • SouthWest Water Company Webpage
    • Phone (Toll Free, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., after-hours emergencies press #1): 866-654-7992
    • Phone (Local, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., after-hours emergencies press #1): 713-405-1717
    • Email:
  • Texas Disposal Systems (TDS - refuse and recycling)
  • City of Buda Public Works (streets/sidewalks, water line breaks, etc) - City Limits Only

Emergency Services

  • Buda Fire Department and EMS
  • Buda Police Department
  • Hays County Sheriff (law enforcement in extra-territorial jurisdiction)
    • Hays County Sheriff's Office Webpage
    • Phone (Main): 512-393-7800
    • Phone (Non-Emergency Dispatch): 512-393-7896
    • Phone (Patrol): 512-393-7837

The City of Buda is here to help its citizens by providing exceptional municipal services, managed growth, and investing in the future in a financially responsible manner. We engage our community, provide outstanding customer service and are business friendly.