Wetlands transform a murky mess into viable water supply

September 6th, 2018|General, Water Quality, Wetlands|

The rain-swollen Trinity River flowing by resembles thin, foamy chocolate milk. Being carried along in the river’s murky mix are chunks of wood, bits of paper and a small whitewall tire and wheel.

It’s not the kind of water you want to see flowing out of a tap.

But five miles away and gushing into the Richland-Chambers […]

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 […]

Wetland project receives national award

March 4th, 2015|Wetlands|

TRWD has received a “2014 Best of the Best Award” by Engineering News-Record for its work on the recently expanded George W. Shannon Wetlands Project in Navarro County. The project was selected by a panel of national industry experts in the “Water and Environmental” category, which cited the wetland project’s construction and design excellence.

“We are […]