December 26, 2013
TASK FORCE WANTS ACTION ON ADDITIONAL WATER SUPPLIES -
A Blue Ribbon Task Force on water supply has recommended the Coastal Bend region move forward on projects to deliver Colorado River water, develop ground water resources and work on brackish ground water projects to increase overall supply.
November 2, 2013
MUNICIPAL WATER RATE INCREASE COMING IN 2014 -
The Water District has proposed a 2014 municipal water rate increase of 25 cents per thousand gallons resulting from additional costs and debt service coverage for outstanding bonds.
November 1, 2013
RATINGS FIRM GIVES DISTRICT A+ RATING ON BOND DEBT - Fitch Ratings has affirmed the A+ rating on bonds issued by the Water district but reduced the future outlook to "negative" because of water rates.
October 31, 2013
LAKE CORPUS CHRISTI FILLS; REGION AVOIDS STAGE 3 - The combined storage in Lake Corpus Christi and Choke Canyon Reservoir rose to 53.3% on Cotober 31st, pushing back the imposition of greater water use restrictions.
2012 AND 2013
COLLECTION OF PAST WATER IN STORAGE CHARTS
October 19, 2013
MAJOR RAINFALL EVENT IMPACTING WATER SUPPLY IN STORAGE - A major rainfall event in the Nueces River Basin sent a wave of flood waters flowing downstream that filled Lake Corpus Christi.
October 12, 2013
VOTERS WILL DECIDE FATE OF STATE LOAN PROGRAM - Texas voters will decide Nov. 5 whether to establish a revolving loan fund to help local cities and water districts finance future water projects.
September 4, 2013
DISTRICT DEVELOPING PLANS TO SUPPLY NEW INDUSTRIAL CUSTOMERS - The District has signed supply contracts with TPCO America and Cheiere Energy.
August 21, 2013
CONSERVATION AND DROUGHT CONTINGENCY PLANS ADOPTED - The region has adopted revised water use restrictions in an effort to better manage available water in drought conditions. Some restricts will now be in effect at all times regardless of drought conditions.
August 20, 2013
FORMER BOARD PRESIDENT MILLER DIES AT 94 - W. D. "Buddy" Miller helped lead the Water District for 25 years both as board president and general menager.
July 18, 2013
LINDA GALBREATH RETIRES - After 19 years in various staff positions, office administrative Linda Galbreath has retired.
July 18, 2013
ANOTHER CLEAN FINANCIAL AUDIT - The Water District got a clean audit opinion from an independent auditor for 2012. District finances are strong.
June 10, 2013
VOESTALPINE JOINING DISTRICT CUSTOMERS - Austrian premium steel maker Voestalpine has signed a 50-lease and plans to build an iron pellet processing plant near Portland.
May 7, 2013
RILEY RETIRES AFTER 35 YEARS - Leonard Riley has retired after a career running the water works and training all the operators who followed him.
January 16, 2013
LAKE LEVELS FORCE WATER RESTRICTIONS - Mandatory Stage 2 water resrictions have been triggered by the combined level of the Lake Corpus Christi/Choke Canyon Reservoir System dropping below 40% of storage capacity.