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Apache Shores Water Restored

The repair to the waterline break is complete.  Thank you for your patience. Streets affected will be Red Fox Road, Debba Drive, and Lance Road to Blue Jay.

Household Hazardous Waste Event – October 27, 2021

    We are pleased to announce our next Household Hazardous Waste Day Wednesday, October 27, 2021 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Lake Travis Regional Reuse & Recycling Center 3207 Neidhardt Dr., Lakeway, TX 78734   Reservations are required.  Please set up your drop off time by clicking this link: Household Hazardous Waste  Read full post »

2021 Tax Rates Approved and Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Adopted

At the regularly scheduled September 16, 2021 Board meeting, the WCID No. 17 Board of Directors held a public hearing regarding the District Wide and Defined Area tax rates as well as its Fiscal Year 2022 Budget. The following tax rates were approved for the tax year 2021. District Wide Operations and Maintenance Tax (Approved  Read full post »

WCID 17 Action Regarding Blue-Green Algae

Below you can find further links to the EPA’s website for more information: Cyanotoxin Monitoring Assessment: https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2017-03/documents/ucmr4-fact-sheet-cyanotoxins.pdf Cyanotoxins and the Safe Drinking Act: https://www.epa.gov/ground-water-and-drinkingwater/cyanotoxins-and-safe-drinking-act Fourth Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule: https://www.epa.gov/dwucmr/fourth-unregulatedcontaminant-monitoring-rule Below is a link to our most recent Consumer Confidence Report (CCR): https://www.wcid17.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/WCID17-2019WaterQuality.pdf

Red Fox Road Construction Notice

Travis County Water District No. 17 is installing new 8” waterlines and fire hydrants in Apache Shores.

RELEASE: 2021 AFTER ACTION REPORT REGARDING THE SEVERE WEATHER EVENT

Travis County WCID No. 17 has released its After Action Report covering the severe February storm that resulted in isolated water outages and the issuance of a boil water notice for affected areas.  Please read the Executive Summary and the full report is available upon request.   lsandlin@wcid17.org  

Conservation for Drought Control Begins Saturday, May 1

Please recall that as part of our Drought Contingency Plan, WCID 17 mandates that all customers must conserve outdoor water usage from May 1 to September 30 each year.  Please use this link for the schedule,  https://www.wcid17.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/2020-08_Stage1.pdf or click on “Squirt” on this home page. Thank you everyone for helping conserve our Lake Travis water!

WCID 17 Action Regarding Blue-Green Algae

Understanding the obvious concerns this blue-green algae in Lake Travis raises, we here at Travis County Water Control and Improvement District 17 (WCID No. 17) wanted to take a moment and discuss the issue with our customers. WCID No. 17, like many public water systems, uses Lake Travis as our source of raw water and  Read full post »

Announcing results of the 2021 Banking RFP submittals

Travis County Water District No. 17’s DEPOSITORY BANK SERVICES RFP #2021-001 Banking institutions who submitted proposals (in Alphabetical order) BBVA USA Independent Financial JP Morgan Chase Prosperity Bank Texas Regional Bank

Winter Precautions

As we go through the next week, the District would like to share tips to protect your home from burst pipes and how to shut your water off at the meter if necessary. Protection Tips How Do I Shut My Water Off  Stay Safe, Stay Warm