2018 TRWD Report now online

March 19th, 2019|General, News|

2018 was a busy year here at the Tarrant Regional Water District. From turning on the first phase of the long-awaited Integrated Pipeline to receiving prestigious industry awards to our community involvement, you can read all about how we made a difference in the communities we serve in the 2018 TRWD Report.

The report is […]

TRWD Flyfest 2019

March 14th, 2019|Fishing, General, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Trinity Trails App|

Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) presented the fourth annual TRWD Flyfest last Saturday, March 9th in and along the Clear Fork of the Trinity River near the Acme Brick Headquarters. From beginners to people with expert fly fishing skills, TRWD Flyfest delivered a day full of family-friendly fun for everyone.  With temperatures in the 70’s, […]

Opal’s Farm Ribbon Cutting

March 5th, 2019|General, News|

For years, Opal Lee has dreamed of growing something special in her community.

Troubled by the lack of nearby grocery stores selling fresh produce, the 92-year-old community activist wanted to start a large community garden to grow potatoes, carrots, radishes and beets.

And she didn’t want to stop there. To develop even deeper roots […]

TRWD Board hears report from TXP about TIF 9

February 19th, 2019|General|

FORT WORTH TX (Feb. 19, 2019) – Trinity River Vision is responsible for spurring more than $411.3 million in new construction over 15 years, adding more than $27 million annually to local property tax rolls on land within the Trinity River corridor, a new economic study states.

Four additional projects under consideration will add nearly $475 […]

New study will identify flooding risks in fast growing far west Fort Worth neighborhoods

January 14th, 2019|General|

Mary’s Creek once was a lonesome, intermittent stream flowing through rolling prairie toward Fort Worth, a part of the breathtaking landscape separating the city from rural West Texas.

Now the creek running through Parker and Tarrant counties is expected to be surrounded by homes and commercial properties as part of a new frontier of development west […]

Trinity River Vision Update 12/27/2018

December 27th, 2018|General, News|

The Tarrant Regional Water District will provide the final installments of its $200 million loan to the Panther Island flood control project within the next year, leading to a possible bond sale to buy land and pay for crucial utility relocation.

The District expects to provide the final $13.3 million of its loan commitment for construction […]

District takes steps to protect Trinity River water quality

December 17th, 2018|General, Trinity Trails App, Water Quality|

In Fort Worth, it all starts with the Trinity River.

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 […]

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 […]

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