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Municipal Utility Districts

Municipal Utility Districts are governmental entities created under State law. They are endowed with rights to provide water, wastewater,drainage and other services to facilitate development within a city’s corporate boundaries and extraterritorial jurisdiction.

For more information on Fort Worth’s policy, view Policy Concerning Creation of Conservation and Reclamation Districts.

##Tarrant Regional Water District Fort Worth purchases raw water (water received directly from a river, reservoir or lake) from Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD). As a water wholesaler, TRWD does not treat water, but pumps it to their wholesale customer cities for treatment.

TRWD is one of the largest water suppliers in Texas, with more than 25 wholesale water customers across 10 counties. Other metroplex customers include Arlington, Mansfield and the Trinity River Authority of Texas.

For more info on TRWD, visit their Web site at www.trwd.org.