Mayfest Trail Detours

April 24th, 2019|News, Trinity Trails App|

Mayfest is Fort Worth’s premier family-friendly festival! Encompassing 33 acres along the Trinity River in Trinity Park.

Learn more on their website.

Expect detours on the Trinity Trails, around Trinity Park, before and during the event while the grounds are being set-up from April 22nd to May 8th.

Check the image for more information.

Protecting the Trinity

April 16th, 2019|General, News|

From water quality in our reservoirs to water quality in the Trinity River, the Tarrant Regional Water District is committed to keeping our watersheds clean. We know from experience that trying to clean up is a whole lot harder than keeping it from getting polluted in the first place. And that’s why we’ve created a […]

Check out our Trinity Trails App

April 5th, 2019|General, News|

To meet the public needs of our growing Trinity Trail system, we have developed a new mobile phone app to help citizens get around the trails in Fort Worth. With the help of this interactive tour guide, we are able to offer up-to-date information on amenities, events, and other happenings along our 70+ mile trail […]

Granger Statement on Army Corps Commitment to Fort Worth Flood Control Project

March 28th, 2019|General, News|

March 27, 2019

WASHINGTON — Today in Washington, top officials testified to their strong commitment for the Fort Worth Central City Flood Control Project. R.D. James, Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Civil Works, stated “I very strongly support the project.” James further added “It is a good project.”

In response to the committee’s questioning […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot

December 17th, 2018|News|

Click here to see Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot for the May 4, 2019 General Election.

The application can be found here.

Congresswoman Granger & U.S. Army Corps of Engineers release statement regarding TRV Flood Control Project

October 4th, 2018|General, News|

Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12) released the following statement on the Trinity River Vision Flood Control Project:

FORT WORTH, TX – “Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers once again strongly affirmed its commitment to the Trinity River Vision Flood Control Project and acknowledged that it is authorized for federal funding in this coming year’s 2019 Energy […]

Approved land transactions to bring baseball back to LaGrave

July 18th, 2018|General, News, Trinity Trails App|

During the July TRWD Board meeting, two land transactions were approved that will ultimately bring baseball back to historic LaGrave Field on Fort Worth’s near north side. Full press release. 

4th Annual Spring Trash Bash just days away

May 14th, 2018|General, News, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Trinity Trails App|

Join us for the 4th Annual Spring TRWD Trash Bash on Saturday, May 19th 2018 from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM . Pick a location and bring a group, a friend or just yourself to help clean up trash along the Trinity. When the trash is all bashed, volunteers are treated to an after party with free food, door […]

Flood Protection: A Mission to Reduce Risk

April 17th, 2018|General, News|

Flood protection is not something you think about every day, but it’s a vital part of our thriving community. TRWD is responsible for minimizing flood risk along the Trinity River and through the Fort Worth Floodway. Watch what we’re doing to reduce that risk, operate and maintain the floodway, and plan for the region’s […]

2018 Bridgeport Cleanup

April 10th, 2018|General, Lake Bridgeport, News, Recreation|

2018 Bridgeport Cleanup

Just 1 hour northwest of downtown Fort Worth, you will find the pristine waters of Lake Bridgeport which has existed for more than 85 years. The lake is near and dear to the hearts of thousands of locals who either live along its shores or visit it year-round for […]

The Legacy behind Marine Creek Health & Safety Fair

April 2nd, 2018|General, Marine Creek, News, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Trinity Trails App|

The idea to promote healthier community living started 10 years ago through the vision of Lt. Scott Christian. At the time, Lt. Christian was known for his love of cycling along the Trinity Trails. He wanted share this passion with the public he served. Through the combined efforts of his friends and […]

Trinity Trails By The Numbers

March 22nd, 2018|Cycling, Fishing, General, Geocaching, Horseback Riding, Marine Creek, News, Swimming, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Trinity Trails App, Walking & Jogging, Watersports|

Did you know TRWD manages more than 70 miles of Trinity Trails? Learn more about recreational opportunities like watersports at TRWD.com.
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Trails + Permits Update

March 17th, 2018|Cycling, Eagle Mountain, General, Hiking, Marine Creek, News, Recreation, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Trinity Trails App, Walking & Jogging|

Special Operating Permits

A special operating permit is required for any commercial activity or event on Tarrant Regional Water District (“TRWD”) property.  TRWD property includes 72 miles of Trinity Trails. To view a map of the Trinity Trails that is considered TRWD property, click here: http://www.trwd.com/recreation/map/.

In an effort to assist with trail congestion and overall […]

Unplug at TRWD Parks and Trails This Weekend

March 9th, 2018|Cycling, Eagle Mountain, General, Geocaching, Hiking, News, Recreation, Trinity River & Trinity Trails, Trinity Trails App, Walking & Jogging|

We love technology, and know you do, too. Duh, you are reading this blog. But every now and then it’s nice to unplug and “recharge” something besides our phones and laptops. In recognition of National Day of Unplugging here are things to enjoy in Fort Worth away from screens and keyboards.

TRWD Flyfest – March 10, […]

2018 Eagle Mountain Cleanup

March 7th, 2018|Eagle Mountain, General, News, Recreation, Water Quality|

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE CLEANUP

The Eagle Mountain Cleanup is less than a month away now, and we’re very excited to host our dedicated community members once again.

This year marks the 26th annual cleanup where you will be able to see how a wide range of people from different backgrounds come together […]

Trail improvements create detour on the north shore of Panther Island Pavilion.

February 20th, 2018|General, News, Recreation, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|

TRWD is making improvements to the grounds on the north shore of Panther Island Pavilion. As a part of these improvements, the existing narrow and broken 6 ft. concrete trail will be replaced with an 11 ft. concrete trail. Temporary fencing will be in place during construction and trail users are asked to use the […]

The Wetlands – Wildlife and Reuse

January 17th, 2018|General, News, Recreation, Richland-Chambers, Water Quality, Wetlands|

On a typical morning as you’re brushing your teeth, you may notice how much water is used to perform this one mundane, yet necessary, task. Now think about the more than 2 million people in TRWD’s service area using this same water for brushing their teeth, washing their clothes and dishes, and countless other water-dependent […]

Hiring operations/maintenance staff

January 9th, 2018|General, News|

JOB FAIR

Wednesday, January 17th from 9:00am to 1:00pm
Northside Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Positions available include:

  • Operations Field Maintenance for Fort Worth & Eagle Mountain
  • Fleet Mechanic I

Onsite interviews will be available for qualified candidates.
Operations Field Maintenance Qualifications:

  • Operate AG tractor, finish mower, weed eater, chainsaw, etc.
  • Must have Valid Texas driver […]

Mapping innovations save time, money

January 8th, 2018|General, News|

(previously posted on Jan 12, 2016)

Innovation was at the forefront when TRWD’s Geospatial Services Department was searching for a new way to collect and map data, specifically for the Integrated Pipeline Project (IPL).

“We were looking for a way to improve how we do business, and improve the way we support personnel who manage the pipeline,” said […]

Trout Stocking Dates Released

November 27th, 2017|Fishing, General, News, Recreation, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|

Looking for 2018-19 information? Click here

The fishing fun continues. TRWD and the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department have released their trout stocking dates. We hope to see you on the river. Get more information about TRWD Flyfest here.

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Take a Hike … at Eagle Mountain Park

November 15th, 2017|Eagle Mountain, General, News, Recreation, Water Quality|

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 […]

Trinity Trail Eats Photo Contest

November 2nd, 2017|General, News, Trinity River & Trinity Trails|

Do you like free food? Snap a photo of your next meal along or nearby the Trinity Trails and you could win $200 worth of gift cards from Fort Worth restaurants like Woodshed Smokehouse, Press Cafe, HG Supply Co, Susie Cakes and more. There are dozens of places to eat at […]

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