Clean Water for a Healthy Environment

The Trinity River Authority of Texas is a conservation and reclamation district that provides water from reservoir facilities, water and wastewater treatment, along with recreation and reservoir facilities, within the nearly 18,000-square-mile Trinity River basin. TRA also maintains a master plan for basin-wide development, and serves as a conduit for tax-exempt financing for municipal projects and as a local sponsor for federal water projects. Each TRA operating project is an independent financial entity, and TRA receives no tax revenues or appropriations.

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The nine-month journey through Leadership North Texas closed for members of Class 7 on Friday. Their final program day, held at the NAS Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, focused on leadership, connections and reflection, and, of course, celebration of the accomplishments they made together as a class. TD Smyers, LNT Alumni Chairman and member of LNT Class 5, led a panel on leadership featuring Capt. Lance Bach, Commander, Navy Region Southeast RCC Fort Worth; Hon. Gyna Bivens, Fort Worth City Councilmember; and Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Fort Worth Symphony Music Director. - See more at: http://www.noodls.com/view/2D8D57DD24C610683E37F6D48171C84A816FEEDE#sthash.5buI4Am1.dpuf


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Rate affordability likely will play a large role in how the city settles on a new wastewater management plan. A 13-day boil advisory thrust the water distribution system into the spotlight, but the cost of ensuring proper infrastructure for Corpus Christi's aging wastewater treatment plants also loom over the city's budget — and the budgets of ratepayers.


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This Memorial Day weekend, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) reminds boaters to stay safe on the water. Just in time for one of the busiest boating weekends of the year, National Safe Boating Week, which runs May 21-27 this year, highlights the importance of boating and water safety.