Summertime may be over in North Texas, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get out and play. In fact, the fall season offers some of the coolest conditions to get out on your local trails and venture into the unknown. National Take a Hike Day is upon us, and if you’re looking to get the […]
Two significant events led to the creation of the Tarrant Regional Water District.
On April 22, 1922, torrential rains in Fort Worth dumped 11 inches of water in two days. Seventeen breaches in Trinity River levees resulted in a massive flood killing at least 10 people and causing more than $1 million in damages. Calls […]
In September, TRWD board member Leah King accepted the 2017 John Ivey Higher Standards Award on behalf of TRWD. The award honored the district’s efforts to address flood damage reduction with the Trinity River Common Vision and Corridor Development Certificate program.
The program won the award for its successful long-term cooperative efforts to address flood damage reduction by establishing […]
Effective October 1, 2017, any event that has been issued a permit by TRWD to utilize the Trinity Trails and does not start/stop within parks owned by the City of Fort Worth will be required to pay a Trail Impact fee.
A special operating permit is required for any commercial activity or event on TRWD […]
With many people still stranded in dangerous flood waters, we have sent a second boat team and our mobile command center to the Houston area to assist with emergency rescue operations. Please continue to keep the people of Houston and Southeast Texas, as well as our brave first responders and employees, in your thoughts as […]
Trash Bash is coming up again! We’re looking to keep our records strong with this highly-anticipated cleanup. In an effort to keep evolving Trash Bash each year, we’ve added locations and designated official kayak launches for you to use.
All the details:
Date: Saturday, September 16th
Times: Cleanup from 8am-11am; After-party from 11am-2pm
Places: Various cleanup locations (choose […]
By now, you might be asking yourself “why are native plants so important?”
Let’s take a deeper look at native plants and why we think everyone should plant them in their garden. Do you remember what a native plant is? The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) defines a native plant as “a plant that lives or […]
Attention Trail Users! Recent rains have pushed water over the low water dams making them unsafe to cross. Please use extreme caution around the Trinity River. Turn around. Don’t drown.