Regional Districts (Texas)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Texas


Applies to States or Provinces Texas
Name Regional Districts (Texas)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector Local














Program Administrator Public Utilities Commission of Texas
Primary Website https://www.tceq.texas.gov/waterdistricts
Applicable Jurisdiction Designated Regional Districts


Last Review 2015-01-29
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary
2015-01-29



Summary

Adjacent Water Control and Improvement Districts and Municipal Utility Districts can opt to form a Regional District to oversee water issues. Such districts may be created:(1) to purchase, own, hold, lease, and otherwise acquire sources of water supply; (2) to build, operate, and maintain facilities for the transportation of water; (3) to sell water to cities, to political subdivisions of this state, to water supply corporations, to private business entities, and to individuals; (4) to purchase, own, hold, lease, and otherwise acquire equipment and mechanisms necessary for sanitary sewer and wastewater treatment; (5) to build, operate, and maintain facilities for sanitary sewer and wastewater treatment; (6) to transport and treat sanitary sewer and wastewater effluent of cities and political subdivisions of this state and for private business entities or individuals; (7) to purchase, own, hold, lease, and otherwise acquire equipment and mechanisms for the drainage of storm water and floodwater; and (8) for any of the purposes of Municipal Utility Districts.


Policy Contact

Department Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Address 12100 Park 35 Circle
Place Austin, Texas
Zip/Postal Code 78753
Phone 512-239-1000



Department Regional Water Districts







Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Tex. Water Code 59



Authority 2: Tex. Admin. Code 30-1-293

















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