Our Mission

The mission of NETMWD is to protect the water quality in the Cypress Basin and to provide a sufficient supply of water to Northeast Texas. To read our full mission statement please navigate to the "About Us" page.

 

Get Involved!

If you would like an easy way to keep informed about or participate in Water Quality activities in the Cypress Basin we encourage you to become a Stakeholder in our Clean Rivers Program. 

If you would like to sign up, go to the "Send us a Message" section at the bottom of any page, select the CRP Stakeholder sign up option under Department and send us an email.

Conservation Tips

There are a number of easy ways to save water, and they all start with you. When you save water, you save money on your utility bills. Here are just a few ways... Conservation Tips

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Turtle Alert!

May 27, 2020

Have you seen these turtles? The Alligator Snapping Turtle and the Western Chicken Turtle are both species of concern in Texas. If you see either of these turtles anywhere in the East Texas area, are able to take a clear photo of them and wouldn't mind sharing,  please email them to us along with a location by clicking  HERE

You can find out more information about these and similar species in the Cypress Basin by clicking on the Forms and Reports tab and then the Species of Concern page in the drop down box.

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Be prepared.

Be prepared.

September 01, 2020

September has arrived, and autumn is well on its way.

As the summer heat begins to fade, and the first hints of red and gold begin to appear, it’s a great time to relax and enjoy the mild weather. Next Monday, September 7, is Labor Day/ Labour Day, a day which honors the achievements of our workforce —a "yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our countr[ies].” Department of Labor.  
So, take a break, rest from your labor, and enjoy the respite. 

Then, after your rest, take advantage of this time to plan ahead. September is considered “National Preparedness Month” in the US: a month to get ready, to get prepared for harsher weather and conditions that will be coming, and a time to prepare for any emergencies that might arise.
So, use this September to make sure that you —and your home— are ready.

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