November 4, 2012
JIM NAISMITH RETIRING AS GENERAL MANAGER - After 23 years as general manager and district engineer, Jim Naismith is retiring at the age of 76. He talksabout the challenges facing the District's service area and new industrial prospects.
November 2, 2012
DROUGHT CONDITIONS CONTINUE AND LAKE LEVELS SLIP - Stubborn drought conditions persist over much of South Texas. Conservation efforts are being strongly urged as lake levels near the 40%
level that triggers mandatory steps. Lake Texana remains nearly full.
November 1, 2012
BRIAN WILLIAMS NAMED GENERAL MANAGER - The District board of directors has named Brian G. Williams, P.E., as general manager. He replaces Jim Naismith who is retiring after five decades of service to the District. Don Roach continues as assistant manager.
August 13, 2012
TPCO PIPE PLANT CREATING NEW SAN PAT SKYLINE - The massive steel framework of the first production building broke into view in early August at the site of the $1 billion TPCO America seamless steel pipe plant. The initial unit is scheduled for completion in March.
August 13, 2012
CUSTOMERS ENCOURAGED TO STEP UP WATER CONSERVATION MEASURES - The Lake Corpus Christi/Choke Canyon reservoir system dropped below 50% in mid-June. While there has been some rain in the watershed it did not reverse the downward slide of lake levels.
August 12, 2012
NEW SAFETY OVERPASS ON SH 35 TAKING SHAPE - Work is progressing rapidly toward completion of a project that will extend freeway lanes and improve highway safety in the busy area east of Gregory.
May 17, 2012
RAINFALL TURNS COASTAL BEND GREEN - The El Nina is over and periodic rains this spring have turned much of the areas fields, pasturs and lawns a deep green.
May 3, 2012
WATER SYSTEM EXPANSION PROJECTS IN SERVICE - All elements of the water system expansion started in 2009 are nowin service delivering water.
May 1, 2012
DISTRICT GETS ANOTHER CLEAN AUDIT -
An independent annual audit shows the District is financially stable. The clean audit opinion for 2011 was presented by Allan Johnston, CPA
March 24, 2012
LAKE TEXANA FULL AND DROUGHTCONDITIONS IMPROVING - Rains filled Lake Texana as of March 23 and levels for the LCC/CCR system continue steady. A chart shows how annual evaporation is a major factor in reducing the amount of water in storage.
February 20, 2012
DREDGING UNDERWAY ON LA QUINTA CHANNEL EXTENSION - Work started in February on the 1.4-mile channel extension that will open up new channel-front property.
February 22, 2012
LAKE TEXANA REBOUNDS; LA NINA EASING - Rainfall has pushed Lake Texana levels up while the LCC/CCR system is holding steady. La Nina appears to be transitioning to neutral condition.
January 28, 2012
LAKE TEXANA REBOUNDS SOMEWHAT FROM HISTORIC LOW LEVELS - Rainfall in January raised Lake Texana back to above 50% of capacity. It hit a low of 35.7% on January 8th.
January 23, 2012
PORT MASTER PLAN OUTLINES SAN PATRICIO RAIL PROJECTS - A Port of Corpus Christi plan depicting six conceptual projects
in the county including rail relocation at Odem.
January 5, 2012
WILLIAMS JOINS WATER DISTRICT STAFF - Brian Williams has joined the staff as an assistant manager.