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2018 Annual Water Quality Report Available

The 2018 Annual Water Quality Report is now available by use of this link:  2018 Annual Water Quality Report   Should you want a paper copy, contact 512 266 1111, ext. 115 and place a request.  Should you have questions relating to the report, please call Brad Schwab, Water Operations Supervisor at 512 801 3785, or  Read full post »

SOME IMPACT FEES WILL BE CHANGING

EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2019 NOTICE OF AMENDMENT OF DISTRICT-WIDE WATER SYSTEM IMPACT FEE The Board of Directors (Board), after providing proper notice to the public, held a public hearing at its regular meeting, open to the public, on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. The Board reviewed the Water Capital Recovery Fee Study –  Read full post »

May 4 – Thank You – Household Hazardous Waste Participants

Saturday, May 4 the participation to drop off household hazardous waste products was good.  Thank you to those that took advantage of this program.  The next event will be Wednesday, September 4.  The center will receive acceptable items from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Again, thank you to everyone that participated May 4th by dropping off hazardous  Read full post »

!!!! IMPORTANT RECURRING BILLING NOTICE !!!!

CUSTOMER’S WHO ARE SETTING UP FOR RECURRING AUTOPAY MUST PROCESS A ONE-TIME PAYMENT FOR THE FIRST (CURRENT) MONTH AS THE AUTOPAY TAKES EFFECT THE FOLLOWING MONTH.  Most banks/ credit companies require 30-days to set up a recurring monthly payment. Customers first need to set up a payment method and then go to Auto Pay to  Read full post »

***WCID17 ANNOUNCES NEW BILLING SYSTEM****

WCID 17 is proud to announce the conversion to a new web based billing system!  This new billing system went live beginning April 1, 2019 and will allow you to view your complete account history, consumption history, contact the District, view electronic images of your bill, set up recurring monthly payments or arrange to make a  Read full post »

***GIS MAPPING***

When you use the”MAP” button found at the bottom of the Home screen, you will be directed to the new GIS mapping of all facilities.  This installation will be more realtime with additional information regarding details. As you open the “MAP” section, a disclaimer must be accepted before the GIS map will open.  User must  Read full post »

RR620 Waterline Relocation Fee

  Starting in January 2018 you will see a line item in your monthly bill labeled TXDOT 620 Fee. This fee will be for $5/month and will be charged to each active account in Water District No.17. This fee was enacted by our Board of Directors to offset the construction costs that will be necessary  Read full post »

Lead and Copper – District 17 2016 Test Results Show Very Low Lead Levels

All public water systems have been required to test for lead since 1992. In 1986, Congress banned the use of any solder containing more than 0.2% lead and severely restricted the use of lead in faucets, pipes, or other plumbing materials, so homes or businesses constructed after 1990 likely do not contain any lead fixtures  Read full post »

Fire Hydrant and Fire Flow Information

Did you Know? Water District 17 currently maintains over 2,000 fire hydrants.  These hydrants are typically located every 500 feet in populated areas.  Fire hydrants are directly connected to the water supply system through the mains in the street and can be turned on and off using a street valve.   Pictured is a typical  Read full post »