Managing a Water Utility
Brief introduction to the conditions that would subject anyone who provides water or sewer service in Texas to regulation as a utility.
Data, reports, maps, and reference materials of use to water districts and other water utilities in Texas.
Links to information about the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's regulation of water utilities and water districts.
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Basic steps to follow to determine whether there is a need to establish a new water or sewer utility and, if so, how to do so.
Explains role of the TCEQ in certifying utilities as regional providers of water and wastewater services. Links to standard letter utilities may complete to request this certification for the purpose of tax exemption.
Brief list of principal TCEQ rules and guidance documents for water utilities.
Links to Title 30, Texas Administrative Code, Subchapter H, Utility Submetering and Allocation.
Lists and links to virtually all TCEQ forms and publications that are relevant to water utilities.
A description and explanation of submetered and allocated utility billing.