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Board of Director’s Meeting – 01/28/2021

Notice is hereby given pursuant to V.T.C.A., Government Code § 551, that the Board of Directors of Travis County Water Control and Improvement District No. 17 will hold a regular meeting, open to the public, on Thursday, January 28, 2021, 6:00 p.m. via videoconference. Here is the agenda! This meeting will be held via videoconference  Read full post »

District Adopts a New Five-Year Rate Study

WCID 17 recently had a new five-year rate study completed, reviewed and adopted by the Board of Directors.  The Board is happy to say that no recommendations were made to change our water rates.  However, upon evaluation of the wastewater rates for Steiner Ranch, Flintrock Falls and Comanche Canyon Ranch treatment plants, it was realized  Read full post »

Household Collection Event Cancelled

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and stages, ALL HOUSEHOLD COLLECTION EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. At the time Travis County resumes 100% occupancy of non-essential events, new dates will be determined and posted. Sorry for any inconvenience and thank you for continuing to protect the environment.

Late Fees and District Terminiation of Service Policy to Recommence

August 27, 2020 Re: Recommencement of Late Fees and Termination of Service for Non-Payment Dear Customers, In an effort to assist our account holders who have been experiencing financial hardship, Travis County WCID No. 17 (WCID 17 or District) suspended all late fees and service disconnections for non-payment beginning in April of 2020.  The District  Read full post »

WCID 17 Board of Directors Special Meeting 8/27/20

This meeting will be held via videoconference on Thursday, August 27, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. in accordance with the Office of the Governor’s March 16, 2020 proclamation, as extended, temporarily suspending certain open meetings statutes in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic and statewide disaster declaration.  No physical meeting space will be available.  Members of  Read full post »

District Policy Amendments

Effective August 1, 2020, as published in the local news and online, the District customers will have two amendments that could affect them.  The routine Service Disconnection procedure will change; and  Only one water loss adjustment per calendar year will be allowed. For more detail, this Order and amendments have been posted since May 21,  Read full post »


WCID 17 will be closing its Eck Lane office to customer traffic beginning Wednesday, 03/18/20.  This will affect some customers who prefer to pay in person but all customers will still have the option to pay via the existing dropbox (located in our Eck Lane parking lot – adjacent to the flag pole), online via  Read full post »

Normal Trash Service Begins June 1, 2020

Waste Connections will continue to pick up our trash and recycle on its regular schedule.   ONLY CONTENTS WITHIN CARTS WILL BE PICKED UP through the end of this week.  Beginning June 1st, Waste Connections will return to normal operations.


Due to the Coronavirus, the May 13, 2020 collection event of dangerous household products has been canceled.

Your Toilet Is Not A Trash Can

One of the earliest stories about the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States was the sudden stockpiling of toilet paper. Stores ran out quickly, and people began substituting paper towels and baby wipes. These products do not break down easily and are not meant to be flushed. There was an immediate uptick in clogged sewer lines and plumbing systems  Read full post »