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Director Darwin Whiteside, representing the
City of Royse City, to serve as NTMWD
President of the Board of Directors for 2014-2015


June 20, 2014 - Darwin Whiteside has been elected to serve as President of the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) Board of Directors for 2014-2015. In this capacity, Whiteside will preside over the monthly Board meetings and will guide the NTMWD’s activities for the water, wastewater, and solid waste systems. NTMWD Officers and Directors are responsible to their cities for assuring that NTMWD meets their cities' needs. They also bear the obligation to the region and the state to protect water quality while providing regional services needed by the cities across the NTMWD's 2,200 square mile service area.
Read entire press release


NTMWD in Permitting Process for Future Reservoir
Lower Bois D’Arc Creek Reservoir


June 17, 2014 - Within 50 years, the region served by the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) will be home to about 3.6 million people, more than doubling the current population. In anticipation of the impending growth, the NTMWD is pursuing several strategies to help water supplies keep pace with the region’s increasing demands. Water conservation efforts and expansions to the water reuse programs are already underway, but additional sources are still needed to meet rising demand. The Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir (Reservoir) is one of these new sources. Read entire press release.


Reservoir Elevations

as of July 20, 2014



Conservation Pool

Current Elevation



Provides % of NTMWD Supply

Lavon Lake





Jim Chapman Lake





Lake Tawakoni





Lake Texoma







Water, Wastewater, and Solid Waste Systems

NTMWD Services
View more information about the NTMWD services:
Water | Wastewater | Solid Waste

Drought Strategies

Drought Strategies
NTMWD Board of Directors has approved moving to Stage 3 effective June 1, 2013. View the NTMWD Combined Conservation and Drought Plan.

Every Day Is a Chance to Save

Every Day is a Chance to Save

Waste Water, Waste Money. Common measures you can take to reduce water use. Use your WaterSense. Learn how to save water at home. Read TCEQ info on saving water and using mulch.

Small Leak - Extreme Consequences

Small Leak - Extreme Consequences

Check your irrigation system frequently for maintenance issues and your home for leaks.

Calculating Water Use

What is Your Water Number?

How does your water consumption compare with what you should be using? Calculate your water usage - a project of the Alliance for Water Efficiency.

Outdoor Watering

Outdoor Watering Practices

View suggested watering practices for: Foundations | Trees and Shrubs | Lawns | Earth-Kind Landscaping | Horticulture | Other Texas AgriLife Links | USEPA GreenScaping

Water Planning

Water Planning
Planning for future water resources is key to meeting the needs of a growing population.
NTMWD Plan | Region C Plan | State Plan

Invasive Species - Zebra Mussels

Invasive Species - Zebra Mussels
Learn more about zebra mussels and how they impact raw water supply reservoirs.

Events and Educational Programs

Events and Workshops
View a calendar of area events and workshops about water efficiency and Texas AgriLife Dallas courses.

Noteworthy News

Noteworthy News
Read news releases concerning NTMWD.


Reservoir Levels and Information

Report Water Waste

Water IQ: Know Your Water

Native and Adapted Plants

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center

Links for Educators and Kids

NTMWD Projects

Texas Water Smart Coalition


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