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What a difference a few months can make

December 6th, 2018|General|

In June and July, it was hot and bone dry with North Texas suffering from a severe drought. Reservoir levels were dropping as the demand for water hit 530 million gallons per day.

But cooler temperatures and what seemed like never ending rainfall – including a record-breaking 14.52 inches in October – wiped out the drought. […]

In Fort Worth, it all starts with the Trinity River

November 30th, 2018|General, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Trinity Trails App|

Since 1849, when Major Ripley Arnold chose the confluence of the Clear Fork and West Fork to build a fort, the Trinity River’s jagged, sprawling, lightning bolt-looking channel has connected the city and its residents to the region, the state and ultimately to the Gulf Coast 400 miles away.

Locally, it’s been a rocky relationship. Snaking […]

Take a Hike … at Eagle Mountain Park

November 15th, 2018|Eagle Mountain, General, Hiking|

Unwind from the upcoming holiday stress on November 17 at Eagle Mountain Park. There’s a National Holiday telling you to do so.

Spend time outdoors with or without your family while taking in nature on National Take a Hike Day. Overlooking Eagle Mountain Lake, the park provides a variety of fall colors, trails made by local […]

Seasonal Trout Stocking events kick off December 2018

November 1st, 2018|Fishing, General, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Trinity Trails App|

S’more weather is just around the corner and you know what that means, the yearly trout stockings are coming to town!

Once again, TRWD has partnered with Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPW) for these highly anticipated outdoor events. The organizations are releasing trout on four separate dates where you have an opportunity to test out your […]

Final Fair Contracting Session of 2018 will be held Nov. 7

October 25th, 2018|General|

As new projects have come to fruition over the past several years, giving back to the community and growing the local economy has become a core value at the Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD).

Throughout the years, Trinity River Vision Authority (TRVA), TRWD and the City of Fort Worth have worked toward a goal of […]

Photos: Rain waters move through Airfield Falls

October 24th, 2018|Cycling, General, Hiking, Swimming, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Trinity Trails App|

Photos were taken by the following Trinity Trail users. Top left to right: Jessica Oxley, Stephen M. Tuckier, Joseph Dalcour; Center: Tony Shiflet; Bottom left to right: Karen Pitao Pistey, Joseph Dalcour, Ellen Cleveland Williams

Airfield Falls Trailhead & […]

First Major Phase of IPL Project Nearly Complete

October 23rd, 2018|General|

The pipes are big enough to drive a growling Dodge Ram pickup through.

There are trenches holding the pipes deep enough to accommodate a narrow, two-story building.

And one of the pipeline’s gigantic valves weighs in at more than 100 tons and is 40 feet tall.

Building the 150-mile-long, $2.3 billion Integrated Pipeline Project (IPL) – designed to […]

Get your Indiana Jones on with TRWD’s Geocaching Adventure

October 9th, 2018|General, Geocaching, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Trinity Trails App|

Fall is here, and Texas is cooling off, which can only mean one thing; it’s geocache season in Fort Worth. In honor of Earthcache Day 2018, we are giving you the catalyst to start your very first, or maybe next, geocache adventure.

If you don’t know what geocaching is keep reading and we’ll try to answer […]

District’s Purchasing Department wins industry awards

September 18th, 2018|General|

This past July, TRWD’s purchasing department received the 2018 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award by the National Procurement Institute. This prestigious award recognizes organizational excellence in public and non-profit procurement. TRWD is one of only 48 agencies in Texas and one of only eight state agencies in the United States in Canada to receive […]

TRWD’s Accounting Department Awarded Third Consecutive Year

September 18th, 2018|General|

In August 2018, Tarrant Regional Water District was awarded The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for fiscal year 2017 by Government Finance Officers Association. This is the third year that TRWD has received this Certificate, which is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and […]

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