Regional Water Authority Rate Changes (Updated 4/20/2020)

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Update April 20, 2020:
At a special teleconference meeting of the North Harris County Regional Water Authority (NHCRWA) held on Monday, April 20th, the Board of Directors (the "Board") of the NHCRWA approved the postponement of the pumpage fee and surface water rate increases from April 1, 2020 to July 1, 2020. For further questions regarding this postponement, please go to

Original (4/15/2020):
As Harris County Municipal Utility District 249 (HCMUD 249) continues to make every effort possible to keep residents monthly water rates as low as possible, the district wanted to notify residents as to the increase in the water fees imposed by the North Harris County Regional Water Authority (NHCRWA). The rate change went into effect April 1st, 2020, and residents will see it reflected in bills later in the month once meters are read.

The NHCRWA groundwater rate fee was previously $3.97 ($3.85 + 3% district water accountability offset) per thousand gallons of used water to $4.38 (4.25 + 3%) per thousand gallons of used water.

As always, HCMUD 249 residents are strongly encouraged to conserve water and visit the links below for more information regarding their water rates and general information regarding the NHCRWA.

HCMUD 249 Water Rate information:

North Harris County Regional Water Authority overview:

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