Water Rate Increase Set for April 1, 2021

North Harris County Regional Water Authority
Amended Rate Order and Updated Pricing Policy

The North Harris County Regional Water Authority Board of Directors at its regular monthly Board meeting held on February 1, 2021 adopted the Amended Rate Order. The Authority’s Amended Rate Order document is posted on the website at www.nhcrwa.org.

Please consider this letter as a reminder of actions that were taken by the Authority board at its regular monthly Board meeting held on December 7, 2020. The Authority board conducted a Budget Workshop on November 23, 2020, and a Public Hearing on December 7, 2020 to review and discuss the possibility of increasing the Authority’s well pumpage fee and the cost of surface water. At its regular meeting on December 7, the Board adopted an increase of the current well pumpage fee from $4.25 per 1,000 gallons and $4.60 per 1,000 gallons and an increase in the cost of surface water from $4.70 per 1,000 gallons to $5.05 per 1,000 gallons. These new rates will become effective as of April 1, 2021.

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February 17, 2021 Emergency Update

Due to inclement weather, low water pressure may be experienced. At this time NO BOIL WATER NOTICE is in effect for Northwest Harris County MUD No. 5. The District is not receiving water from the City of Houston.

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Please report any problems to www.mdswater.com/report-a-problem .